Our Journey through Lent

We are called to prayer, fasting and almsgiving. But in this time of pandemic, how can we make Lent more meaningful?  Br. Al Mascia, OFM, is our host for the Lenten presentations of scripture, reflections and prayers shared by our Franciscan friars in the Michigan friaries.

Episode 1: Our Journey through Lent – Fasting

Our first video begins with Br. Mike Dubec, OFM, reading a passage from, The Flowers of Saint Francis, an ancient Franciscan source. Fr. Clifford Hennings, OFM, shares his reflection on the theme of Fasting. And Fr. Mike Lenz, OFM, offers a closing prayer.

Episode 2: Our Journey through Lent – Praying

Our second video begins with Fr. Mike Lenz, OFM, reading a passage from The First Life of Saint Francis, by Thomas of Celano,  Fr. Jeff Scheeler, OFM, shares his reflection on the theme of Prayer. And Fr. Jeremy Harrington, OFM, offers a closing prayer


Episode 3: Our Journey through Lent – Almsgiving

Our third video begins with host Br. Al Mascia, OFM, reading a passage from The Anonymous of Perugia. Fr. Dennet Jung, OFM, shares a reflection on Almsgiving. And Br. Michael Radomski, OFM, offers a closing prayer.


Thank you for joining us on our Lenten journey. May you enjoy a blessed Lent and Happy Easter. Peace and all good.





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