March 2019 – The Month of the Passion of Our Lord
The 1st of March marks the beginning of Autumn. Go on a nature walk and do an Autumn craft to celebrate.
Attend Mass on Ash Wednesday (6 March). Wear your ashes out into the world as a witness to our faith.
Use a Cradle to Cross wreath to journey with Jesus carrying his cross to Calvary through the 40 days of Lent, and then to mark the next 40 days, from Easter Sunday to the Ascension of Christ. https://joywares.ca/products/cradle-to-cross-wreath
Visit Catholic Icing blog to create this almsgiving activity, which will help you count down the days of Lent: http://bit.ly/1qBn33I
Attend the Stations of the Cross at your parish during Lent.
Pray the Our Father for Pope Francis on Wednesday 13 March, the Anniversary of Pope Francis’ election (2013)
Find a three leaf clover and talk about the Trinity on St Patrick’s Day (Sunday 17 March).
Visit Shower of Roses blog to create St Joseph Memory Cards (Tuesday 19 March) : http://bit.ly/1TPu2mL
Buy or create your own Resurrection Eggs to prepare to tell the Easter story during Holy Week: http://bit.ly/1UZYkBq
Visit Catholic Icing blog to make an angel craft to celebrate the Annunciation of the Lord (Monday 25 March): http://bit.ly/1SXpCdy[/one-half-first]
Make cards of encouragement for those in your parish RCIA programme.