The Lenten season is a time of increased prayer, fasting and almsgiving in preparation for Christ’s resurrection at Easter. Check out these additional resources you and your family could use to go deeper in your faith.

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Activated Disciple 40-Day Challenge with Jeff Cavins from Ascension Press will help you become more like Christ as you cultivate the eight characteristics that are the most important in the life of a disciple: love, selflessness, forgiveness, kindness, humility, attentiveness, patience, and contrition. This challenge will help take your faith to the next level. This challenge comes with a journal, a book, online video access for a whole year, and an online journal. Get your copy here.

Ascension Press has released The Ascension Lenten Companion: Year A with Fr. Mark Toups. This book combined with the FREE weekly video series on Ascension’s website will provide you with “scripture, contemplative meditations, sacred art, and inspirational prayer exercises to create a unique retreat experience that will take you deeper into your relationship with Jesus and will help you experience Lent in a way you never have before.” Get your copy here.

Free Daily Email Reflections

Bishop Robert Barron from Word on Fire Catholic Ministries emails FREE daily reflections on the Gospel during Lent. Read the Gospel each day and reflect on how it applies to your life today. Sign-up here.

Fr. John Burns with FORMED invites you on a pilgrimage this Lent using “Return”. Fr. John will guide you through the most difficult season of the Church, yet also the most transformative. Are you ready to enter the desert and experience the richness of the Paschal Mystery? View the FREE videos here.

Lenten Adventure from Holy Heroes has FREE daily email reflections, videos, and printable activities for the whole family. The program makes learning about the faith fun for kids of all ages. Sign-up here.

Lenten Streaming with Dr. Scott Hahn of St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Register for the FREE Lenten video streaming series, led by Dr. Scott Hahn, on his new book, “Holy is His Name”. Dr. Scott Hahn traces the meaning of holiness from its origins in Scripture to its appearance in our own lives today. Sign-up here.

Matthew Kelly from Dynamic Catholic puts together a FREE Best Lent Ever series every year. This year, he will be going through his book, “Holy Moments”. Every time you collaborate with God to create a Holy Moment…the real you emerges. Each day, you will receive two free videos in your inbox. Sign-up here.

Actionable Ideas

The Care for Creation Calendar by the Diocese of Joliet Laudato Si Ministry suggests an actionable step to care for God’s creation each day of Lent. Download a PDF of the calendar.