Online resource for Lent - St Joseph the Worker and Family Man

Lent 2021 resource Year of St Joseph

Pope Francis has named December 8, 2020 – December 8, 2021 as a year honouring St Joseph as the earthly father of Jesus and husband of Mary. This Year of St Joseph is the 150th anniversary of St Joseph being named as patron of the Universal Church.

St Columbans Mission Society has a particular association with St Joseph. He is the patron of the Church in China where the Columbans began their missionary work in 1920. After Jesus and Mary, many cathedrals and churches in China are dedicated to St Joseph

Download the Lenten Resource: St Joseph - Worker & Family Man. Watch the resource video:

Use this resource to celebrate Lent this year as a year of petition and obtain St Joseph’s fatherly care for all people and earth itself.

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  Pope Francis’ Lenten Message 2021

Feb 16, 2021
In his Lenten message, Pope Francis writes: “During this season of conversion, let us renew our faith, draw from the “living water” of hope, and receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes us brothers and sisters in Christ.”
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  The Season of Lent - a time of prayer, almsgiving and fasting

Feb 16, 2021
The three-fold, inter-related practices of prayer, almsgiving and fasting have their foundation in scripture. They are a rich dimension of the Christian life and also that of other religious traditions.
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  A Journey of Trust and Hope

Feb 16, 2021
Every day, God renews His love story with us. He rewrites the story in a different, profoundly more intimate and personal way. Jesus said that He no longer calls us slaves but friends and that there is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends. The shape of love is not the heart but…
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  A Reflection on the Three Pillars of Lent

Feb 16, 2021
Praying, fasting and almsgiving: three words that gave me meaningful and substantial insights in my missionary journey here in Pakistan. These have always been the three pillars of Lent.
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