Lenten Journey – Day 39 of 40: Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR, greets Father Seraphim Michalenko, MIC, & Father Kazimierz Chwalek, MIC, at the 12th Annual Divine Mercy Conference at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx.

Day 39 of 40: “Joy is very infectious; therefore, be always full of joy.” –Saint Teresa of Calcutta


Lenten Journey – Day 38 of 40: Friday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Statue of Padre Pio inside Saint Gerard Majella Roman Catholic Church in Paterson, NJ (Paterson Diocese).

Day 38 of 40: “Pray, hope, and don’t worry. Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.” –Padre Pio

Lenten Journey – Day 37 of 40: Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Praying on the kneeler that Poor Benedict XVI prayed on at his visit to the Cathedral of Saint Matthew in Washington, D.C. (Archdiocese of Washington).

Day 37 of 40: “Make prayer your business.” -Nicholas of Narbonne, O. Carm.

Lenten Journey – Day 36 of 40: Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Stained glass window of Jesus calming the storm inside Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in the Little Italy Neighborhood of the Bronx, NY (Archdiocese of New York).

Day 36 of 40: “Cast all your anxieties on him, for he cares about you.” (1 Peter 5:7)

Lenten Journey – Day 35 of 40: Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Inside Holy Infancy Roman Catholic Church in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (Allentown Diocese).

Day 35 of 40: “Prayer is being on terms of friendship with God, frequently conversing in secret with Him who, we know, loves us.” –St. Teresa of Avila

Lenten Journey – Day 34 of 40: Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent

Evening Prayer in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament at Saint Anthony Shelter for Renewal in the Bronx.

Day 34 of 40: “By turning your eyes on God in meditation, your whole soul will be filled with God.” –Saint Francis de Sales

Lenten Journey – Day 33 of 40: Sunday of the Fifth Week of Lent (Passion Sunday)

Day 33 of 40: “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5)