Lent 2016

Lent 2016

As the days of winter give way to spring in the Northern Hemisphere, the Church celebrates the season of Lent (the name “Lent” comes from the Old English word for “spring”). Like Advent, Lent is a season of preparation. As Advent prepares us to celebrate the Lord’s Nativity, Lent prepares us to celebrate the Paschal […]

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AOA News

  • Feb 10
    Ashes - For centuries, Catholic Christians have marked the beginning of the season of Lent by receiving ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday. This tradition has ...
  • Interested in helping at CSS but not sure where to start? - Become part of this dedicated team by getting involved! Help is needed with projects during the season of Lent, the annual Charity Ball, and ongoing ...
  • Feb 04
    National Marriage Week - National Marriage Week Below are family activities and information to help celebrate National Marriage Week. February 7 — 14. Virtual Marriage Retreat: Marriage & Mercy Looking for a way ...
  • Saint of the Week - Josephine Bakhita 1869–1947 Feast Day — February 8 As a child, this first Sudanese saint was kidnapped by Arab slave traders. A Muslim owner named her Bakhita, meaning ...
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Upcoming AOA Events

  • Feb 17 - Apr 06
    Meeting Christ in Prayer - An 8-week guided prayer experience for small groups based on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius. Meetings will be Wednesdays...
  • Feb 18
    Heart Healthy - Martha and Mary Women’s Ministry presents Heart Healthy by Dr. Kay O’Grady. Be nourished body, mind and soul from 11:30-1:00PM...
  • Mar 04 - Mar 06
    Lenten Retreat 2016 - This silent Lenten retreat will be led by Fr. Bernard Perkins, a Carmelite priest from Alhambra, California. With the Lenten theme...
  • Mar 12 - Mar 13
    Encuentro Matrimonial Mundial - Para más información: Felipe y Ana 907-929-8450 or 907-441-6912.
  • Mar 12
    Lenten Prayer Day 2016 - “Befriending” is a day guided by Fr. Daniel Hebert. Meditations will be offered on how God is befriending us, we befriending...
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