Lent 2021

A list of reading suggestions for the season of Lent may be found here.

If you are looking for spiritual materials for Lent – books, music, materials for children – check the list from the Association of Catholic Publishers here.

Loyola Press offers a printable Lenten Calendar for Families with simple ways to practice prayer, fasting, and almsgiving as a family.

Deacon Michael’s book, The Via Dolorosa: A Forensic and Spiritual Treatise on the Salvific Work of Jesus Christ,  provides a learning, emotional, and spiritual experience for the reader. “Through the use of the actual sites on the Via Dolorosa the reader can be drawn into the events of Calvary and share in the devotion embraced by millions of pilgrims over the centuries.” For more information click here. To read a review click here.


There are numerous online programs
offering spiritual enrichment during Lent.
Check out some of the following:

My Catholic Life! offers daily prayers, reflections and books you may find helpful as you seek to make the most out of this Lenten season.  God can and will do glorious things in your life if you let Him!

Daily reflections beginning with Ash Wednesday may be found here.

Praying Lent offers a Daily Prayer with a link to the readings of the day, a brief meditation, a link to the Daily Reflection for that day and Intercessions from the Liturgy of the Hours.

Do you like to post pictures to social media? If so, join the Busted Halo InstaLent Photo Challenge throughout the Season of Lent (until Easter). Lent is a time to reflect and draw closer to God, so we hope to do just that with the creative ideas for photo-sharing we’ll provide each day. Get ready, and get creative! Your Instagram feed is about to look a whole lot like Lent

The Living Lent Daily 
e-mail series for 2021 will be filled with lessons of hope and courage. Inspired by the new book, I Am with You: Lessons of Hope and Courage in Times of Crisis by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, our daily reflections will encourage us in confusing and turbulent times. Other resources from Loyola Press may be found here.

Join in a special Lenten read-along with Loyola Press. We’ll be reading The Ignatian Guide to Forgiveness: 10 Steps to Healing at a relaxed pace that will give us time to savor what we read during the weeks of Lent. Click here for more details.

He is coming, prepare!
Daily Lenten reflections
can be found here.