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Resources to help you observe and teach the season

The Season of Lent

Lent precedes and prepares for Easter. It is a time to hear the Word of God, to convert, to prepare for and remember Baptism, to be reconciled with God and one's neighbor, and of more frequent recourse to the "arms of Christian penance": prayer, fasting and good works.       - Directory of Popular Piety & Liturgy


Resources to help observe and teach the season


Lenten Season - USCCB

Lent at the Vatican Website

Messages of Pope Francis for Lent

Lent Articles and Activities - Loyola Press

Recursos cuaresmales - Loyola Press

Lent - The Liturgical Catechist

Lent - the Catechist's Journey

Lent Activities -

Lenten Resources - Sadlier

Lent  videos and activities - Busted Halo

Praying Lent - Creighton University

Arts & Faith: Lent - Loyola Press

Rice Bowl - Catholic Relief Services

Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - USCCB

6 Ways to Evangelize During Lent - USCCB

Your Guide To A Catholic Lent​ - Simply Catholic

Forty Days of Devotion resources - Franciscan University of Steubenville​

Stations of the Cross List - for children, teens, adults, living stations

Stations of the Cross Activities -



Daily Video Reflections - USCCB

Videos sobre Cuaresma

Lenten FAQ @ YouTube by Joe Paprocki:


Lent in 3 Minutes by Busted Halo:

Stations of the Cross by Br Edward Sheehy SJ
(note: ad banner will appear at 0:10)

Plan a Retreat or Intergenerational Event

Whole Community Lenten Event - Sadlier

Christ Have Mercy Parish Retreat

Look Ahead to Easter


Easter Season at the Vatican Website

Easter - Loyola Press

Easter - Franciscan Media



Guidelines on the Presentation of Judaism

Criteria for the Evaluation of Dramatizations of the Passion

Guidelines on the Presentation of Jews and Judaism in Catholic Preaching

USCCB Resources on Catholic-Jewish Relations


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