What is Lent?

Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Thursday. It’s a period of preparation to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection at Easter. -USCCB

Three Pillars of Lent

  • Prayer
  • Fasting
  • Almsgiving

Fasting Days

  • Ash Wednesday (March 2nd)
  • Good Friday (April 15th)

Days of Abstinence

  • Every Friday during Lent

Helpful Videos for Lent

Lent Explained in 3 Minutes

Know What to Give Up?

Entering Into the Desert

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