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Lent 2020
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Caring for Yourself

  • Grotto Network: What better way to charge into a month of pandemic-induced social distancing than to start a self-care challenge? So for the next 30 days, let’s reorder, recover, and reflect. Download the 30-Day Self-Care Challege. 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Taking Care of Your Emotional Health (website)
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Emotional Wellbeing During the Covid-19 Outbreak (link)
  • Our Sunday Visitor: Seven Ways to Manage "COVID Stress Syndrome" (article)
  • Grotto Network:Gives Me Hope Playlist ,
  • Free Customizable Workout Plan (download)

Caring for Your Soul

  • Online Daily MassEnglish, Spanish, Polish, Korean and Latin
  • Pray-as-you-go: Pray As You Go is a daily prayer session app. Lasting between ten and thirteen minutes, it combines music, scripture and some questions for reflection. (website)
  • Busted Halo: Keeping the Faith During the Time of Coronavirus: Psalms, Stations of the Cross and Mini-Retreats (website)
  • Magnificat:As a service to the Church and to help the faithful sanctify their day, MAGNIFICAT has announced its decision to provide temporary complimentary access to its online versions of the daily prayer resource throughout the world, including in English: www.magnificat.com/free and Spanish: www.magnificat.com/gratis.
  • Our Sunday Visitor: The why and How of making a Spiritual Communion (website) 
  • Maryknoll: Zoom Digital Prayer Community: Liturgy of the Hours and Lenten Reflections in English on Wednesdays and Fridays at 9am PT and 5pm PT. Bilingual Liturgy of the Word on Sundays at 9am PT. 

During Holy Week

Caring for Your Loved Ones

  • FORMED Faith at Home. During these challenging times, parishioners in the Diocese of Joliet get complimentary access to FORMED for 40 days. (website) Create and account using: Faith At Home Joliet.
  • Aleteia: 12 Catholic Movies to Watch during Social Distancing (article)
  • Looking for extra coloring pages? The Vatican has FREE coloring books available for download from the Vatican Library Collections. Great for older kids in need of some detailed color-work!
  • Franciscan Media: Meals offer a great opportunity to enjoy each other's company. Enjoy some of these recipes with your family. (website)
  • Catholic Social Teaching: Care for the Vulnerable (pdf)
  • How to adapt your party for the social distancing era? (article)

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