Lenten Opportunities

Family Catechesis on Lent – Recorded Talk
Listen to this talk about Lent given by Fr. Sean on 2/15.

Dynamic Catholic Best Lent Ever
Receive a daily email with reflections from Matthew Kelly’s newest book holy moments. Sign up at www.dynamiccatholic.com/lent.html

The Paschal Mystery
Get your free copy of The Paschal Mystery – Reflections for Lent & Easter. Pay only for shipping. Order at www.wordonfire.org

The Ultimate Guide to Lent
The Ultimate Guide to Lent is back for 2023 with all the content you’ve come to know and love. Equal portions practical and inspirational, the guide is packed with ideas for prayer, stories of hope, and more. See http://www.thecatholictelegraph.com/Lent2023

Daily Lenten Challenges
See the bulletin for daily challenges to help you grow into the likeness of Christ through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

The Way of the Cross
Fridays 7pm at St. Joseph and 7:30pm at Immaculate Conception (except Good Friday). Come and retrace the steps of Jesus on the road to Calvary.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Days of Grace
Monday, March 20th @ St. Joseph 9am–9pm
Wednesday, April 5th @ Immaculate Conception 9am–9pm

Together We Can containers will be available by all church doors. Please pick one up, fill with your spare change, and return it by Palm Sunday. Proceeds go to Fish Pond Food Pantry, God’s Storehouse, and Mercy Unlimited.

Lenten Holy Hour with Evening Prayer
Holy Hours with Evening Prayer will be each Sunday of Lent at St. Lawrence from 4:30–5:30pm. Evening Prayer will be prayed at 5pm.

Feast of St. Joseph
Mass will be celebrated at 7pm at St. Joseph Church on our patronal day, Monday, March 20th.

Triduum Holy Hour with Morning Prayer & Confession
Holy Hours on Holy Thursday (April 6th), Good Friday (April 7th), and Holy Saturday (April 8th) will be at 7:30–8:30am at St. John. Morning Prayer will be prayed at 8:15am and confessions will be heard afterwards.

Holy Thursday Pilgrimage
Spend Holy Thursday evening with our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. Click here for more information.

Daily Scripture Reflections
Daily scripture reflections will be posted on our Facebook page throughout Lent.

Lenten Noon Services & Luncheon
The Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association will hold services each Wednesday at noon at St. Joseph followed by a luncheon in the Parish Life Center. The 2023 theme is Lord, Teach Us to Pray.

Holy Week – Sacrament of Reconciliation

Palm Sunday, April 2nd
7:15–7:45am @ Immaculate Conception
8:15–9:15am @ St. Joseph
9:15–9:45am @ Immaculate Conception

Wednesday of Holy Week, April 5th
Day of Grace @ Immaculate Conception 9am–9pm

Holy Thursday, April 6th
8:30am @ St. John (after the Holy Hour with Morning Prayer)

Good Friday, April 7th
8:30am @ St. John (after the Holy Hour with Morning Prayer)
After 12:30pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion @ Immaculate Conception
After 1:30pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion @ St. Joseph

Holy Saturday, April 8th
8:30am @ St. John (after the Holy Hour with Morning Prayer)

Holy Week Schedule

Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Thursday, April 6th
7:00pm @ St. Joseph
7:00pm @ Immaculate Conception

The Passion of Our Lord (Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion)
Friday, April 7th
12:30pm @ Immaculate Conception
1:30pm @ St. Joseph

Solemn Easter Vigil
Saturday, April 8th
9:00pm @ St. Joseph

Easter Sunday Mass
Sunday, April 9th
8:00am & 10:00am @ St. Joseph
8:00am & 10:00am @ Immaculate Conception
8:00am @ St. John
10:00am @ St. Lawrence