Pray Today: 
Jesus, Lent calls me not just to follow you as you journey to Calvary, but to join you in holiness, obeying the Father’s will and serving others with peace and joy.

Today Pray: 
For Franciscan parishes that by their welcome and service they may be signs of God’s love and comfort.

Conclude Your Prayer With: 
Lord, may my Lenten practices increase my love for you and deepen my confidence in the great love you have for me.

Daily Scripture Reflection:
“The LORD said to Moses: ‘Speak to the whole Israelite community and tell them: Be holy, for I, the LORD your God, am holy.’” –Leviticus 19:1-2