Lenten Resources & Activities for Families

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Lent is a season of penitential renewal through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Perhaps your family will take time this year to talk about what you can do individually or as a family in the areas of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. Find resources to do so below.

Adapted Faith Formation lessons for Lent – These faith formation lessons were produced by the NCPD Council on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

The following free resources can be found at the USCCB’s Catholic Current ministry site

  • Lenten Calendar 
  • Numerous Articles and Prayers 
  • Facts of Faith” and “Living the Faith” topics 

Sadlier offers the following free resources in both English and Spanish on their website:

  • Lenten Practices Reflection Cards 
  • Lenten Preparation Checklist for Families 
  • Activities for Children 

The Loyola Press website has the following free resources: 

  • Marked with Salvation (English and Spanish) – a three minute retreat
  • Living Lent Daily
  • Activities for Children
  • Perspectives on Lent

Ave Maria Press has free Lenten recipes in 40 Days of Soup – Daily Lenten Recipes and Reflections.

Journey with CRS Rice Bowl this Lent