Share a reproducible handout with an explanation of Lent by a Master Catechist with older students and adults.
What is Lent? What are the three practices the Church suggests we do during Lent based on the teachings of Jesus? Why do Catholics eat fish on Fridays and why is it called “Good” Friday, anyway? Fr. Jack Collins, CSP,
From the Greek meaning “fifty,” the festival of Pentecost celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit to the apostles on the fiftieth day after Easter. On this day, we worship the Lord, who gives life to His Church, by decorating
Teach children that Lent is the season of preparation for Easter with an interactive activity to make Lent a time of simple living, focus on God and the needs of others, and determine activities to “live out” daily and weekly.
What does Baptism have to do with the season of Lent? St. Augustine & Ascension church youth present a short video on the meaning of Lent.