ASH WEDNESDAY 2017

Ash Wednesday at St. Peter Catholic  March 1, 2017
Mass – Communion– Ashes     

7:30 am       Church
12:10 pm    at the Knight Theater – across from the Church
5:10 pm       Church
6:45 pm       Church

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It is a season of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for Christ’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday.  Ashes are a symbol of repentance made sacramental by the blessing of the Church, and they help us develop a spirit of humility and sacrifice. Our foreheads are marked with ashes to humble our hearts and reminds us of our desire to change and follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ. We remember this when we are told: “Repent, and believe in the Gospel”
Lenten Resources:   Living Lent Daily invites you to foster a daily practice of spiritual calm where God is at the center. Sign up for the daily e-mail messages and have inspiration delivered to your inbox.

If you’re interested in something weekly, choose a day that works for you and commit to a set time each week. Then visit IgnatianSpirituality.com for the Ignatian Workout for Lent, Arts & Faith: Lent, or Growing in Friendship with God.

If you want to pray with the Examen this Lent, good options are the Lunchtime Examen, From Ashes to Glory, or the Reimagining the Examen app.
For more Lenten apps and ideas click this link:  http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/9288/yet-more-lent-ideas

This daily email subscription offers perspectives on social justice activism and advocacy: https://ignatiansolidarity.net/lent-2017/

Try a retreat at St Peter!  Lenten Retreats –  March 4, April 8 and guided retreats on weekdays  See full schedule and registration here:    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0848abab2ba3fd0-ignatian1

Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center
6700 Riverside Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30328
Here is a short list of some of the rich Lenten offerings during March. 

Baptized into Christ: Lent, Easter, and Beyond with Bob Fitzgerald

Journey into the Desert with Sr. Susan and Sr. Barbara

Spring Awakening and New Life with Fr. Joe Schad, SJ

Living Life Fully in Light of Eternity with Fr. Matthew Linn, SJ

Click here to see all Days of Reflection, Classes, and Retreats

Posted: February 10, 2017 / Categories: Uncategorized
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