FDLC is pleased to offer this collection of free resources to assist in your parish and diocesan preparations for Lent, the Sacred Paschal Triduum, and the Easter Season in both English and Spanish.
“With thankfulness in our hearts to God” Colossians 3:16 Dear FDLC Members and Friends, This Federation was founded in 1969 during a momentous period in our Church’s history. Those early years were marked by remarkable scholarship, legendary leadership, and bold change. The liturgical renewal continues to be inspired by the Holy Spirit. The wisdom ofContinue reading “Annual Appeal 2022-2023”
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The Roman Missal states that “in a situation of grave public need, the Diocesan Bishop may permit or order the addition of a special intention” (Roman Missal, The Passion of the Lord, no. 13) in addition to the ten solemn intercessions which are provided for the Good Friday Liturgy. Sample (Austria Bishops Conference): (Translations courtesyContinue reading “Optional Text for Good Friday Solemn Intercession: For Peace in Ukraine”
Heavenly Father,From age to age, you have never failed come to the aid of your people.Bless and protect the people of Ukraine. For those who have fled from their homes, give them comfort and shelter.For those who have stayed to fight, give them courage in battle.For those who have lost homes and livelihoods from missileContinue reading “A Prayer for Ukraine”
“All things work together for good.” As we celebrate this time of harvest and thanksgiving, we are grateful for all the things that have worked together in the past months for goodness in our world. Through the difficulty of the pandemic, good people have worked together to bring light and hope to a world sometimes masked in darkness and despair. A donation to the 2021–2022 FDLC Annual Appeal allows the accomplishments of the Federation to continue.