Not every pastor has a place as beautiful as Walden Pond in his parish -- or a FB friend (Winslow Pettingell) who takes such beautiful photographs of Thoreau's famous venue. This is Walden at 6:51 this morning, January 20, with a beautiful moon still hanging in the sky...
Click on the bible for the readings for Holy Week and some notes to help you understand them.
A Blessing for Lent
Click above for a sung Lenten blessing
For a pocket cross with this scripture verse, send a stamped self-addressed envelope to Concord Pastor, 55 Church Street, Concord, MA 01742
Music for Winter Prayer
(Click on the image for a prayer)
A daily prayer
A song and prayer for Lent
I need a clean heart this Lent, Lord, so in these 40 days I pray you'll: sweep, dust, cleanse, mend, repair, forgive, purify and strengthen this heart of mine... And because I need a new spirit within me, Lord, I pray you'll: renew my listless spirit, lift up my drooping spirit, rekindle my burned-out spirit, open up my selfish spirit, refresh my failing spirit, energize my tired spirit, pardon my sinful spirit and put a right spirit within me, within this heart of mine...
A blessing of peace for you at the end of your day...
The best place to start is always one of your local Catholic churches. Drop in some Sunday and see what's going on. Then you might speak to the pastor or someone on the parish staff about how they can help you and respond to your questions.