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Lenten Morning of Reflection

February 27, 2021 @ 9:30 am 10:45 am

Fr. Matthew Malek, OFM will lead us in a Lenten reflection centered on the themes of God’s mercy and healing in our lives. He will share how these themes shine forth in the life of St. Francis of Assisi and what we can learn from St. Francis as we begin the Lenten Season.

This event will be live on Zoom and include time for prayer, Fr. Matthew’s presentation, breakout rooms for shared conversation, and questions with Fr. Matthew. His presentation will be recorded and uploaded to our website for those who cannot attend live. The link will be sent to all registrants once it is available. Small groups will not be recorded.

There is no fee to attend. Suggested donation: $10. To make a donation, you can either (1) send a check to Church of the Risen Savior, ATTN: Grace Koleczek, 1501 E. Co. Rd. 42, Burnsville, MN 55406 and in the memo line write “Lenten Reflection” or (2) use our online one-time donation link to donate with your credit card. Select “General Fund” from the drop-down menu and be sure to type “Lenten Reflection” in the box at the end of checkout titled “Order notes (optional).”

More about Fr. Matthew Malek:

Fr. Matthew Malek will be leading the morning reflection. But, who is Fr. Matthew Malek? Fr. Matthew serves as visiting priest at Risen Savior. He is charismatic and incredibly engaging. If you have experienced a Mass with him, you will remember! To spark your memory, check out his picture below! 

Father Matthew was born in Richmond, Virginia, and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. In May 2013, he received his Master of Divinity Degree from Washington Theological Union in Washington, DC.  Fr. Matthew, OFM Conv. was ordained by the Archbishop of Indianapolis in July 2013. Fr. Matthew’s first assignment in priestly ministry was at St. Benedict Parish in Terre Haute, Indiana. In October 2016, he began his work on his Master’s degree in counseling psychology at St. Mary’s University and now practices mental health counseling in addition to his priestly ministry. Before joining the Franciscan order, Fr. Matthew worked in education, mental health and workforce development. He enjoys preaching, counseling, cooking and gardening.

Lenten Morning of Reflection Registration

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