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  • Lenten Prep
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  • How Do I Prepare For Lent? Go Cold Turkey???
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  • Lenten Prep How Do I Prepare For Lent?
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  • Lenten Prep How Do I Prepare For Lent? I Know,
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  • Lenten Prep How Do I Prepare For Lent?
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  • Lenten Prep How Do I Prepare For Lent?
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  • Lenten Prep How Do I Prepare For Lent?
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  • Its 40 Days Journey To:
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  • Lenten Prep Is a 40 Days Journey To The Cross
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  • Lenten Prep Our 40 Days Lenten Journey begins on:
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  • Lenten Prep We Prepare For Lent By Remembering
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  • Lenten Prep We Prepare For Lent By Dying To Self
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  • Lenten Prep We Prepare For Lent By Empting Ourselves Of Our Sins
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  • Lenten Prep We Prepare For Lent By Opening Our Hands And Receiving Gods Blessings/Graces
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  • Lenten Prep We Prepare For Lent By: Getting ready to hear and heed what God wants to say to us.
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  • Lenten Prep The Church gives us three general directives in this regard.
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  • Lenten Prep Fasting and Abstinence for Catholics in the U.S. During Lent Abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and on all the Fridays of Lent. They fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
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  • Lenten Prep Fasting and Abstinence for Catholics in the U.S. To abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all the Fridays of Lent means to not eat meat on those days. It does not intend the omission of eggs or dairy products. The required fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday involves eating only one full meal on those days. One or two smaller meals may be taken on those days, but may not total one full meal. The required fast does not allow eating anything between meals.
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  • Lenten Prep Fasting and Abstinence for Catholics in the U.S. "All Catholics who have completed their fourteenth year are bound by the law of abstinence; all adults are bound by the law of fast up to the beginning of their sixtieth year. Nevertheless, pastors and parents are to see to it that minors who are not bound by the law of fast and abstinence are educated in an authentic sense of penance." - Code of Canon Law, #1252
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  • First, intensify our prayer life
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  • Lenten Prep First, intensify our prayer life Prayer nourishes and strengthens our: Souls Will Spiritual Intellect Prayer: Is a conversation with God Brings us in union with God Reveals Who God is and who we are not Is looking to God, to explain ourselves Is love
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  • Lenten Prep First, intensify our prayer life Start thinking now about how you can do this. Start with the Gospels, Psalms, etc. What are your prayer needs? Increase your Eucharistic prayer life Give more discipline to your personal prayer time Inculcate family prayer time Go on a retreat Attend Daily Mass more often Serve others more vs. being served Give more of your time, talents, and resources
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  • Lenten Prep First, intensify our prayer life God will put something on your heart. Pray the life of your favorite saint; our Patron Saint, Liturgy of the Hour, and stick with it. Pray for discernment, to do Gods Will and not simply pray for God to show you what to do. But be realistic. Dont let your eyes be bigger than your stomach (in the spiritual sense).
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  • Lenten Prep First, intensify our prayer life Commitment to a daily discipline of prayer, including some form of the Daily Office with time for silence to listen as well as to speak to God. Commitment to more frequent participation in corporate prayer, such as participation in a weekday Eucharist, Stations of the Cross or other Lenten devotions in the parish, and/or regular prayer with other members of one's household.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross - Daily
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season Its a time when we remember how self-centered we have been and tend to be.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season Its a time when we renew our commitments and efforts at repenting and growing in Christian love.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season Its the origin of our tradition of giving something up for Lent. The idea is to make a sacrifice - by denying our natural self-indulgent tendencies, in some way, in order to unite ourselves more fully to Christs redeeming sacrifice on Calvary.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season This is not merely a self-help kind of resolution.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season It is a self-offering to God: Lord, many times I have chosen to do my own will instead of yours. By offering this sacrifice I want to learn to take up my cross, to say yes to you and your will, and follow in Jesus footsteps.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season You may want to give up: Watching too much sports/TV/movies Eating unhealthy foods/deserts Gossiping about others My way or the highway attitude
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season That is more than giving up something. Where we are Led by the Holy Spirit to: Attend Mass, on a regular basics Attend Eucharistic Adoration The Way of the Cross, as our Lenten sacrifice Again, be realistic
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season Where we truly make Lent a Christ-centered life for ourselves and for those whom we encounter.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season When we truly remember who we are and Who we belong to.
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  • Lenten Prep Second, embrace the Cross Lent is a penitential season When we truly remember who we are and Who we belong to.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity Lent is a time to prepare for the fruitful celebration of the Lords Passion, Death, and Resurrection as we move closer to Holy Week.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity As we remember That the Paschal Mystery is Gods unfathomable and amazing testimony of His love for us (sinners). There is no better way to get in tune with that self- forgetful and self-sacrificial love than by imitating it. That during Lent we should make a special point of serving our neighbors. Daily, the Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity Works of Mercy (CCC #2447) Spiritual Works of Mercy: Instructing, advising, consoling, comforting, forgiving and bearing wrongs patiently. Corporal Works of Mercy: consist especially in feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, clothing the naked, visiting the sick and imprisoned, and burying the dead.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity Among all these, giving alms to the poor is one of the chief witnesses to fraternal charity: It is also a work of justice thats pleasing to God.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity Something in the air of Lent will bring out new buds, new branches, new life in our relationship with Christ; we just have to open up some windows.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity The word Lent has its etymological roots in an Old English word meaning spring.
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  • Lenten Prep Third, practice Christian Charity
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  • Lenten Prep What are your Lenten Plans?
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  • Break
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  • How will you greet others, during Lent?
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  • List Three Ways You Can Improve Your Call To Serve With Your

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