8 Little Ideas for Holy Week

Holy Week is here! Whether Lent went well for you or not, Danielle brings eight small ideas for you to consider doing this Holy Week. Hopefully, acting on one of these ideas will help you enter more deeply into this Holy Week so that you can grow closer to the Lord.

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Going to confession and receiving God’s mercy is a wonderful way to prepare yourself for Easter, for Jesus.


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1. Do a little something more.

You might recommit to your fasts or make a new and deeper commitment to prayer. Look for a way to give a little more this week.

2. Read the Bible.

Read Scripture every day. The daily readings this week are a rich and beautiful place to start.

3. Go to confession.

No excuses! Now is the time to get cleaned up for Easter.

4. Clean Up

Declutter a place in your home or clean the bathrooms or floors, a physical reminder of the spiritual ways we are “cleaning house” this time of year.

5. Let go of something.

Forgive someone or let go of a mistake you have made in the past. Jesus said “It is finished,” so don’t contradict! 

6. Keep quiet.

Go to adoration or just speak less, or keep your devices off more than usual this week.

7. Pray the Stations

Pray the Stations of the Cross, especially on Good Friday. (Here is a copy of the Scriptural Stations of the Cross by St. John II I mentioned)

8. Make something.

Bake some Lenten pretzels! Or some other recipe or craft that will help mark this week as different from others throughout the year.

Song of the Week

Jesus, Remember Me by Taizé


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Megan Madden

Megan Madden is a homeschooling mother with a passion for writing and speaking on authentic femininity and virtuous womanhood. In 2017, she began graduate studies in marriage and family at the International Theological Institute in Austria. After moving to Kraków, Poland to work with university students, Megan more personally continued her research on the complementarity of man and woman, particularly on the question of what it means to be a woman. She delved into the study of renowned Catholic writers on women such as St. Edith Stein, Gertrude von le Fort, Alice von Hildebrand, St. John Paul II, and St. Teresa of Avila.

The results were the development of Megan’s online ministry A Mother’s Lace, as well as speaking opportunities and her book with Ascension: Mary, Teach Me to Be Your Daughter.

Megan lives outside of Oxford, England with her husband, who is a lecturer in theology, and their five children.

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