Lent 2017

Mother Teresa Catholic Elementary School



Tuesday, February 28             Families received in white envelope

          “Together We Share, Grow and Rejoice”

           Lent for Families 2017 Daily Reflections

Students received booklets in class -

different resource for grade levels


Wed, March 1                         Ash Wednesday Mass with Bishop Binzer and Fr. Geoff


Thurs, March 2                         Morning Prayer - Introduce/kick off  CRS Rice Bowl

                                                Video with Catholic Social Teaching Principle:

 “India and Option for the Poor”

                                                Distribute “bowls”     


Thursday, March 9                  Morning Prayer - Penance Prayer Service


Sacrament of Reconciliation -classes scheduled throughout the day for individual confession         


Monday, March 13                 Rice Bowl Week Two - highlighted country/social teaching:

                                                “Zambia and Sacredness and Dignity of the Human Person”


Tuesday, March 14                 Milford Retreat Staff to speak to teachers about retreat day


Monday, March 20                 Rice Bowl Week Three- highlighted country/social teaching:

                                                “El Salvador and Dignity of Work”


Monday, March 27                 Rice Bowl Week Four- highlighted country/social teaching:

                                                “Mexico and Call to Community”


Wednesday, March 29                        All School Lenten Retreat


Monday, April 3                     Rice Bowl Week Five - highlighted country/social teaching:

                                                “Ethiopia and Care for Creation”




Holy Week

Monday, April 10                   Rice Bowl money collections all week

Wednesday, April 12              Stations of the Cross

Thursday, April 13                  Seder Meal




Morning Prayer                       Rice Bowl Catholic Social teaching and prayer

Classroom Resources              Rice Bowl lessons for supplement to religion classes

Rice Bowl Activities               Planned by 8th Grade Leadership Group



Morning Prayer Video Schedule:  found at

*these videos will be shown on the following dates during morning prayer….

Feel free to watch the videos again at home.


Thursday, March 2                  India

Friday, March 3                      Lives of the Saints - St. Teresa video clip 1

Monday, March 6                   Lives of the Saints - St. Teresa video clip 2

Tuesday, March 7                   Lives of the Saints - St. Teresa video clip 3

Wednesday, March 8              Lives of the Saints - St. Teresa video clip 4


Tuesday, March 14                 Zambia


Tuesday, March 21                 El Salvador


Tuesday, March 28                 Mexico


Tuesday, April 4                     Ethiopia (special video wrapping up Lent)



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