March 13

Lent 2018

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

WYD 2016 - Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to celebrate MassRead

Read Pope Francis’s 2019 Message for Lent


“…we could also say that there is only one real kind of poverty: not living as children of God and brothers and sisters of Christ.” (Pope Francis, Message for Lent, 2014)


Today is the sixth anniversary of Pope Francis’s election as Supreme Pontiff. Take time to pray for him and to thank God for the gift of his papacy. 


Having read the pope’s Message for Lent 2019, take time to journal about what struck you most about his message.