Browsing the February 2015 archive of Deacon Frank's Blog

"Undoing" the Knots

Posted by Deacon Frank Pettrone on 2/27/15

We had our first afternoon of our Lenten Retreat last Sunday, February 22, 2015.  Many of the people who attended mentioned that it was a beautiful and prayerful time.   At our weekend masses, we also distributed pamphlets explaining the devotion, along with an associated prayer.  You will find more ... Read More »

Ashes, Snow and the Cross

Posted by Deacon Frank Pettrone on 2/21/15

February 18, 2015, we began the season of Lent by being signed with ashes after hearing Matthew's Gospel with Jesus' instruction on how to pray, fast and give alms.  Our Gospel reading for the next day on Thursday after Ash Wednesday is taken from Luke's Gospel, in which we ... Read More »