Make Room: This Friday, fast, make a good examination of conscience, go to Encounter, go to confession and make room for the light of Christ in you.
Be a source of Hope: When you find yourself in a negative situation, look for the good, point it out and be an active source of hope.
Letting go of expectations: List some of your expectations for the upcoming holiday season. Go through your list…which of these you could let go of?
You are free: Live your everyday life without being afraid. You are free to love one another and God because he is near.
Put your heart in the giving: Give someone a simple, thoughtful, spontaneous gift.
Know That You Are Loved: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name: you are mine. Because you are precious in my eyes and honored, and I love you,I give people in return for you and nations in exchange for your life. (Isaiah 43)
Invite: Earlier this year we asked you to invite someone to come to know Jesus, we challenge you to invite 3 people to come to know Jesus at Mass, Adoration, Alpha, or a Retreat, especially if you think they will say no.
Take the Lowest Place: Take the furthest parking spot, let someone ahead of you in line, let others speak first.
Detach: Find something you are attached to, give it up for a week, and give the time or money to the poor.
Connect: Help someone feel more welcome, more connected like they belong.
Share: Share your faith this week. Tell someone about how God has changed your life.
Pray: Find a prayer that you don’t already do, pray it everyday for 30 days.
Engage: Join or invite someone to join a small group.
Make a Plan: This week, make a plan to be a tither. Don't just be a last minute giver, plan ahead, give to God first.
Serve Now: Ask God how you can serve others right where you are.
Receive and Follow: Which of these do you find most challenging? Love your enemies, Turn the other cheek, God or money, Don’t worry about anything, Rejoice when you are persecuted because of Jesus, Eat my flesh and drink my blood. Ask God for the grace to open your heart, receive, and follow these challenging words.
Recall: Start your day by recalling that you are a living monstrance. How will that affect what you do today?
Re-evaluate: When you find yourself complaining or being critical....Stop....and instead, praise God for something he has blessed you with.
Pray an Act of Faith: Jesus, I firmly believe that you are present in the Blessed Sacrament. I adore you as true God hidden here. I ask you to forgive my sin. And because I love you above all things, grant me the grace and faith to receive your very self - body, blood, soul, and divinity in Holy Communion. Amen.
Pray: Pray for your partner's 5-2. Pray for their struggles, that they give it to God, and that God will make perfect all our imperfections.