The pastoral insight of Deacon Charles Paolino and the spiritually rich Lenten Gospel readings enliven the popular five-step format of The Living Gospel devotional series. In Daily Devotions for Lent 2019, Paolino’s engaging reflections will focus your prayer from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday and make your season of conversion refreshingly fruitful.
Daily Devotions for Lent 2019 offers soul-searching direction and challenges you to stay focused on the disciplines of Lent: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.
Popular columnist and preacher Deacon Charles Paolino, managing editor at RENEW International, will inspire you along the way with stories from his personal life and parish ministry.
Each day’s two-page devotion begins with a simple call to prayer followed by a psalm verse and a brief scripture passage. Paolino’s daily reflections help you connect your everyday life with the call to repentance and conversion we hear during Lent. His insights and guidance are reinforced with a focused spiritual exercise for the day and summed up with a brief prayer asking God’s blessing, mercy, and courage.
The compact size and affordable pricing make this ideal for individuals as well as bulk purchases in parishes, schools, diocesan offices, and other Catholic settings.
The Living Gospel series of devotionals for Lent and Advent offers spiritual insight and practical wisdom from popular Catholic preachers, speakers, and homilists. A new voice each season and a simple format invite Catholics to hear and embrace the living Word of God.
"A must-read for Lent."
"A gentle call to conversion—a little at a time. Deacon Charles Paolino offers Catholics a thoughtful reflection on the daily gospel reading; guidance for spiritual growth; and simple, direct, powerful prayers. This is a must-read for Lent!"
Most Rev. Paul Gregory Bootkoski
Bishop of Metuchen
"Connect to the deeper meaning of the season."
"Using his gifted ability to see God in the ordinary daily events of life, Deacon Charles Paolino helps us connect to the deeper spiritual meaning of the season by appreciating God’s involvement in our lives. Each entry will open you to a new insight and challenge you to discover God’s movement in your faith journey."
Rev. Leonard Rusay
Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey