Looking for a quick way to explain Ash Wednesday to your friends? Look no further than Busted Halo’s two-minute video that describes the day which begins the season of Lent, and why Catholics and many Christians receive ashes on their foreheads.
Reflect during the Lenten season with this NO PREP packet! Your students can read about the Lenten season, write about their sacrifices and good works (or draw pictures for the younger students.) I also included coloring activities. This is the perfect booklet to introduce on Ash Wednesday. Reading includes: What is Lent? When is Lent? What should I do during Lent?
uppityfemale: “Anyone need Lent ideas? Even if you’re not religious I feel like these are things we could all benefit from.
Ana has gone on retreat as of March 1, so I will not have any more Reflections to post here. I have been away most of the time myself so, unfortunately, her section is not up to date. Ana's blog has been wonderful during this Lenten Season. I'm sorry I was unable to post more of what she shared. ~Sharyn
3 Lenten Practices for a Season of Self-Abandonment
The season of Christmas has come and gone. Epiphany and the first season of Ordinary Time have come and is now passing by quickly. Next week will bring the start of a new season and a new focus, Lent. This preparatory season begins with Ash Wednesday and lasts up until that glorious morning where we celebrate Christ’s defeat over the grave and triumphant rise from the grave. But in these days leading up to Easter, we take stock of our lives, contemplating and practicing what it means to take…
We are currently in the midst of the Lenten season - a time to reflect and be mindful of what Christ did for us on the cross. This time of year is especially meaningful for those of us who follow Christ. Observing Lent gives Easter an even deeper and richer meaning than when we just choose to celebrate the time from Good Friday to Easter.
Learn About Lent and How Christians Observe It 40 Days Before Easter
What Is Lent and How Is the Lenten Season Observed?