“The Best Lent Ever!”

Listed below are resources to help make this season of Lent more meaningful.

The Best Lent Ever

What if having your best Lent ever included NOT giving up chocolate?  DynamicCatholic.com offers daily emails that will challenge you to live your faith more fully and intentionally. Click HERE to sign up for daily emails.

“Lent Made Simple”

Lent Made Simple is a journey they breaks Lent down into 7 week long retreats led by one or two speakers per topic book-ended with a focus on beauty. You can sign up and learn more at lentmadesimple.com. Each day you’ll get a 3 minute video from an amazing Catholic speaker.

The week themes are: 

  1. The Person of Jesus
  2. What is the Gospel?
  3. What it looks to be made whole today
  4. 7 Steps in the Journey of Conversion
  5. Prayer
  6. Discovering Who I am Created to Be
  7. Beauty

Daily e-Spirations

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Lent at St. John’s

Prayer & Worship in Lent

Ash Wednesday
February 10 | Mass at 8:45am & 7:00pm

Evening Prayer and Reconciliation
Tuesdays at 7:00pm in the Chapel
February 16, 23; March 1, 8, 15, 22

Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 2:15pm & 7:00pm
February 12, 19, 26; March 4, 11, 18
Note: on Friday, March 4, 2:15pm Stations will be in the Chapel; on Friday, March 18, 7pm Stations will be in the Church

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturdays at 4:15pm in the Church
Tuesdays at 7:00pm in the Chapel – February 16, 23; March 1, 8, 15, 22
Friday, March 18 3:00-8:00pm in the Church

24 Hours for the Lord
March 4-5 at St. Ignatius, Hickory
Adoration 3:00pm Friday, March 4 – 3:00pm Saturday, March 5
Regional Penance Service at 7:00pm on Friday, March 4; priests available for confessions

Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday – March 20 | Masses: Saturday 5pm and Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, and 11:30am
Chrism Mass – March 21 | 7:00pm at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

Holy Thursday – March 24
8:30am Morning Prayer (chapel)
7:30pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper
8:30pm Night Watch (chapel)
10:00pm Night Prayer (chapel)

Good Friday – March 25
8:30am Morning Prayer (chapel)
7:30pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Holy Saturday – March 26
8:30am Morning Prayer (church)
10:00am Blessing of Easter Food
8:00pm Easter Vigil Mass

Easter Sunday – March 27
Masses at 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:45am, and 12:30pm