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Preparing for Lent Part 2 – Divine Intimacy Radio

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Preparing for Lent Part 2 – Divine Intimacy Radio Preparing for Lent Part 2: Here’s what a recent listener said about the show: “I just listened to the first Divine Intimacy Radio show. Great job! You and Melissa are a joy to listen to, such nice voices, and the real rapport comes through. I enjoyed her little laughs and your excited speech when you got into answering the calls. It... Read More

Preparing for Lent – Part 1 – Divine Intimacy Radio

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Dear Friends – here are the show notes for our second Divine Intimacy Radio Show on the topic of Preparing for Lent: If you enjoy the show, please give us a good rating on iTunes and share this post or the iTunes show on Facebook and with your friends. We need your help getting the word out! Show Notes: An interruption in our discussion about spiritual direction which we will return to after... Read More

How can I better prepare for Lent this year?

February 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Lent

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Father John, can you give me some perspective on how I can better prepare for Lent this year? You have no idea what God has in store for you this Lent (but God does, and he is looking forward to it!). On the other hand, you do know that God has chosen to work in our souls through the Liturgy, and that includes the liturgical seasons. So preparing for Lent means getting ready to hear and heed what... Read More

How can I better prepare for Lent?

February 18, 2012 by  
Filed under Anonymous, Lent


Can you help me better understand how I should approach the Lenten season? I always seem to find myself in the season without any preparation and then make a knee jerk commitment that I rarely follow through with. Anyway, I am a bit ahead of the game this year but would be grateful if you could help me improve my participation in this important time. It’s admirable that you want to live the season... Read More

How to deepen your relationship with Christ this Lenten season


Prayer can be a great consolation to us. It is often the means of God’s grace to strengthen, encourage, and guide us. It is also hard work and requires a strong commitment to persevere. This doesn’t mean that it should be a straining exercise. Still, when we choose to pray we are thereby rejecting other things that might be pleasurable to us. For instance, I know one very busy business man who,... Read More

How can I go deeper in my faith this Lent season?

February 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Lent, Seasonal Meditations


I recently had the opportunity to speak to a great group of men at parish here in Colorado about my conversion to the Catholic faith. One of the things I shared was the unusual amount of personal suffering I have experienced. The short list of loss includes a brother and sister in their thirties and a niece at two years old. At a young age I have lived the difficult reality that life, for any of us,... Read More

Inside the Passion – Book Recommendation


This beautiful four week study guide will help take you deeper into the passion during Lent. It has four units of study, 1) Faith, 2) Hope, 3) Love, and 4) forgiveness. Place your order soon in order to get your books in time for Lent. When you purchase Catholic materials through this site you become part of our ministry to those seeking to move deeper into their faith Here’s the only way to... Read More

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