We come to realize that a healthy relationship with creation is one dimension of overall personal conversion, which entails the recognition of our errors, sins, faults, and failures, and leads to heartfelt repentance and desire to change. Pope Francis, Laudato Si

Pope Francis defines ecological conversion as occurring when “the effects of [our] encounter with Jesus Christ become evident in [our] relationship with the world around [us]… .

This Lent, reflect on your relationships with God, neighbor, and all creation. This experience will help you explore the interconnection of these relationships, consider how they are broken and in need of healing, and reflect on how God calls us to repentance and renewal on the journey towards the joy of Easter.

Follow the weekly reflections by clicking on links to the weekly reflections below.

Ash Wednesday, February 26

First Sunday, March 1

Second Sunday, March 8

Third Sunday, March 15

Fourth Sunday, March 22

Fifth Sunday, March 29

Palm Sunday, April 5


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A Dominican Sisters Collaborative Initiative

The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids join with other congregations of Dominican Sisters in North America to bring you this reflection journey. Thank you to the Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns for developing this Lenten 2020 Guide.Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns logo