Lenten Resources

Explore a wealth of resources to deepen your Lenten journey and enrich your spiritual traditions during this sacred season of reflection and renewal.

Lenten Essentials

What is Lent?

Lent is a period of 40 days observed by Christians as a time of fasting, repentance, prayer, and reflection, leading up to Easter Sunday, symbolizing the 40 days Jesus spent fasting in the wilderness.


A detailed outline of key dates and events throughout the Lenten season in the year 2024.

Free downloadable/printable resources

Explore these downloadable and printable Lenten resources to enrich your Lenten season

10 things to remember during Lent

Explore these ten essential reminders to deepen your Lenten journey and spiritual growth.

Jersey Catholic

Explore the coverage about Lent.

Heart of the Ark

Find inspiration in Lent podcast episodes.

Liturgical Resources

Daily Reflections for Advent & Christmas / Reflexiones diarias para Adviento y Navidad

Prayerfully journey through Lent with fresh and meaningful reflections on the daily Mass readings.

Apostles’ Creed during Lent and Easter

The Apostles’ Creed during Lent and Easter serves as a foundational statement of faith for believers, reaffirming core Christian beliefs and guiding their spiritual journey throughout these sacred seasons.

Lenten Communal Penance Service

The Lenten Communal Penance Service is a solemn gathering where individuals come together as a community to seek forgiveness for their sins through prayer, reflection, and the sacrament of reconciliation, fostering spiritual renewal during the Lenten season.

Devotionals and Reflections

2024 Lenten Gospel Reflections

This resource offers insightful and spiritually enriching reflections on the Gospel readings throughout the Lenten season of the liturgical year.

Rescued: Lent with the Lamb of God – Lenten Devotional for women

This Lenten devotional specifically tailored for women, offering spiritual reflections and guidance for the season

No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk Through Christ’s Passion by Edward Sri

“No Greater Love” offers a profound exploration of the events leading to Christ’s crucifixion, providing readers with a deep understanding of His sacrifice and its significance.

Maryknoll Lenten Guide: Caring for Creation

This guide offers insights and practical steps for fostering ecological stewardship and spiritual reflection during the Lenten season.

Lent 2024 Resources

Lent 2024 Resources provides a comprehensive collection of materials, reflections, and guides to support individuals and communities in observing the Lenten season with spiritual depth and intentionality.

Prayer and Meditation


Amen, the free Catholic app, provides beautiful prayers, faithful meditations, and enriching Scripture to help you find peace and connection with God during Lent.


Hallow, the American Catholic meditation and prayer app, offers audio-guided Bible stories, prayers, meditations, sleep experiences, and Christian music for a spiritually enriching your Lenten journey.

Submit a prayer request

Submit your prayer request in the form, and members of the faith community will receive and pray for your intentions.

Family Resources

25 and more ideas for what kids & teens can do for Lent

Discover a wealth of engaging Lenten activities tailored for children and teenagers to deepen their spiritual journey during this holy season.

Lent prayer ideas for the family

Explore a variety of engaging and meaningful prayer activities tailored for families to deepen their spiritual journey together during the Lenten season.

40 faith-building Lenten activities

Explore a diverse range of 40 faith-building Lenten activities designed to deepen your spiritual journey during the Lenten season

Small Group Resources

Live Lent! Small Group Set Year B

Gain inspiration from the Sunday Gospel readings, delve into Old Testament perspectives, and apply these insights to your daily experiences.

Lenten Longings Year B Small Group Set

The Lenten Longings Year B Small Group Set comprises six sessions aimed at leading parishioners through Lent, providing all necessary components to facilitate faith-sharing within small groups.


Catholic Relief Services

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Heart of the Ark episodes

Episode 36: Christ’s love is perfect, mine is not – Planning your imperfect Lent

This year, Ash Wednesday coincides with Valentine’s Day, prompting reflection on the paradoxical intersection of these two celebrations and inviting Christians to deepen their understanding of God’s mercy through a brief history of Lent, biblical and liturgical insights, and opportunities for personal transformation leading to Easter.

Episode 16: “God’s Love – We can’t even imagine!” with Sr. Patricia Wormann O.P.

Sr. Pat Wormann, the Delegate for Religious for the Archdiocese of Newark and a member of the Caldwell Dominicans for 58 years, reflects on her vocation journey, finding hope and joy in the presence of Jesus amid life’s challenges.

Episode 15: We should glory in the cross? Hope is the Christian world-view

Fr. John and Jen emphasize the significance of living as people of God, highlighting that our hope in Jesus is the ultimate certainty, which is further strengthened through communion with Him and community with others.

Episode 14: Ashes speak to the Human Heart – ‘Hope from the Ashes’ author Paul Jarzembowski

Jen interviews Paul Jarzembowski, author of ‘Hope from the Ashes,’ which provides practical advice for welcoming Lenten visitors back to church and outlines a pastoral plan for their retention, as Paul serves as Associate Director for the Laity at USCCB, overseeing engagement with lay ministry, ecclesial movements, youth, and young adults.