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Lenten Survival Pack

40 days and 40 nights is a long time! The OYYACM wants to make sure you're prepared.
If “The Lord, your God, you shall worship…”,
You’re going to need some tunes!
We’ve got you covered with a free worship playlist for Lent from The Vigil Project!
  • The Vigil Project is a Catholic Music Initiative composed of both artists and those dedicated to creating and making accessible inspired worship music.
  • Music produced by The Vigil Project, as well as their curated worship playlists, are available through Spotify, which you can access for free!
  • If you’ve never made a free Spotify account, you can do so here. You can also download the Spotify app on your phone to worship wherever you find yourself.
  • Fun Fact: Katie’s sister-in-law, Corrie Marie, is part of the Vigil Team!
John the Baptist Didn’t have much need for baths, but you do.
Get yourself a Honey-Oatmeal Bar of Soap (they were out of Honey-Locusts) from Franciscan Peacemakers!
  • Franciscan Peacemakers works to bring an end to human trafficking and ministers to women engaged in prostitution, the homeless, and families in poverty.
  • Each purchase through Franciscan Peacemakers helps enable efforts to advocate for the vulnerable and victims of trafficking. 
  • To redeem your free bar of Honey-Oatmeal Soap, use the code “ASCEND” when prompted during check out (you only have to pay for shipping!). You must redeem your soap by the end of February.
Man Cannot live on bread alone… but what about chipotle?
Real Ingredients. Real Purpose. Real Flavor. Real…ly Good.
  • Lent is all about prayer, fast food, and almsgiving. Wait, what?
  • Well, when you’re not fasting, treat yourself well with some delicious Chipotle.
  • Each participant in the Living Your Strengths Seminar will be emailed an individual gift card link to Chipotle.
  • Fun Fact: Bruce LOVES Chipotle and luckily for him, there’s one right down the road from St. Elizabeth!
hallowed be this app.
“Are you still sleeping and taking your rest?” Sometimes, Jesus may ask you to take watch for him, but most times, he wants you to pray and get some shut eye.
  • Hallow is the #1 Catholic Prayer, Sleep, & Meditation App!
  • Usually, Hallow costs $4.99 a month, but for Ascend Participants & Mentors, you can get Hallow for FREE for 3 months using the link below.
  • Hallow is also offering Dallas Parishes 10% off their Holy Day Package, using the code “DALLAS”. For $450, your entire parish can have access to Hallow. 
Greet every saint in Christ Jesus!
Cloak yourself in intercession! Whatever your way may be, may it be a path to sainthood! Our country bears a beautiful legacy of holy men and women who will pray for you on your Lenten journey.
  • The Little Way Design Co. was started by a mother of 5 who wanted to give a beautiful and visual expression to the Catholic faith tradition.
  • Using the code “ASCEND” you can redeem a free printout of the United States that illustrates the names of the many holy men and women who have served God in our country. You must redeem your code by the end of February.
  • Look up the names of any individuals you don’t recognize and be inspired by their stories! We hope to see your names among theirs one day!