Monthly Archives: March 2017

Lenten Journey – Day 31 of 40: Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Brother Simon Dankoski, CFR, guides Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR, along a corridor.

Day 31 of 40: “The Lord measures out perfection neither by the multitude nor the magnitude of our deeds, but by the manner in which we perform them.” –St. John of the Cross


Lenten Journey – Day 30 of 40: Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent

The exterior of the Archdiocese of Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, NJ.

Day 30 of 40: “Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and remain faithful to Jesus.” (Revelation 14:12)

Lenten Journey – Day 29 of 40: Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Inside the Chapel of the Carmel of Mary Immaculate & Saint Mary Magdalen in Flemington, NJ.

Day 29 of 40: “The life of Jesus of Nazareth cannot be confined to a distant past but is crucial to our faith today.” -Pope Benedict XVI

Lenten Journey – Day 28 of 40: Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Before the Blessed Sacrament in the Perpetual Adoration Chapel at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood, NJ (Archdiocese of Newark).

Day 28 of 40: “Give us, Lord, Your Christ. Let us see Your Christ, not as His contemporaries saw Him and crucified Him but as the angels see Him and rejoice.” –Saint Augustine of Hippo

Lenten Journey – Day 27 of 40: Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Statues and candles on one of the walls inside the Shrine of Saint Joseph in Stirling, NJ (Paterson Diocese).

Day 27 of 40: The Christophers’ motto: “It’s better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.”

Lenten Journey – Day 25 of 40: Saturday of the Third Week of Lent (Solemnity of the Annunciation)

Icon of the Annunciation that was on display at the Sheen Center in NYC.

Day 25 of 40: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.” (Luke 1:46-48)

Lenten Journey – Day 24 of 40: Friday of the Third Week of Lent

The Crucifix in the Sanctuary of Saint Gerard Majella Church in Paterson, NJ.

Day 24 of 40: “Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.” —St. Rose of Lima