Lenten Resources: Post-Primary

This YouTube clip is the perfect introduction to the liturgical season of Lent: 

So What’s the Story with LENT?


Hearing, Happening, Hoping: Lenten Series 2017 – Journey with God’s Word this Lent

Prayer for Holy Week 

Walking Holy Week and The Story of Holy Week for Children; these resources have been kindly shared by Frank Brown (PPW with the Clondalkin Parishes)


Something Different for Lent 2017 – Click here to view this ‘DIY Retreat Resource for Busy People’ – kindly shared by Frank Brown (PPW with the Clondalkin Parishes). This resource provides lots of ideas that could be incorporated into your classes during the Lenten season.

Many thanks to Frank, as he has also shared the following items:  


40Acts – this website offers tonnes of ideas; setting challenges for each day of Lent and much more.

Watch the 40Acts 2017 Campaign Launch Video here and see the following resources from 40Acts:

Other recommendations, new for 2017:

Xt3 Lenten Calendar for 2017; providing daily reflections etc. Watch the promo clip: Xt3 – Give God a Moment this Lent

Daily reflections for Lent 2017 are available from SPCK here.

Take a look at Brendan O’Regan’s FaithArts – Art Resources for Lent for inspiration.

Some schools are going to celebrate a Taizé style Prayer around the Cross prior to the Easter break. See this sample: Good Friday Prayer Around the Cross. For further inspiration, see Taizé Prayer Resources

Jared Dees offers lessons to support your Lenten journey in the classroom 

See Christine Sine’s Resources for Lent and ‘Prayer Eleven’ – Ideas for Lent


Lenten Resources 2016  

Lenten Resources 2015

Lenten Resources 2014

Lenten Notes Dublin Archdiocese

Lenten Resources Dublin Archdiocese

Ash Wednesday PowerPoint 

Lent PowerPoint

Easter Resources

Jake and Jenny chat about Lent (download)


Further Useful Links

Trócaire Lent 2017 Parish Resource PageTrócaire Lent 2017 Education Resource Page and more specifically, Trócaire Lent 2017 Post-Primary Resources

Le Chéile Trust Lenten Resources

CAFOD have much to offer for Lent 2017: Stations of the Cross Reflection & Stations of the Cross Reflection PP 

School Resources , Prayer Resources & CAFOD’s 2017 Lenten Calendar

Busted Halo – InstaLent Photo Challenge 2017

Busted Halo Lenten Calendar 2015: This link brings you to Busted Halo’s 2015 – Fast, Pray, Give. Each day throughout Lent, starting on Ash Wednesday, reveals a Daily Jolt for spiritual contemplation relating to Lent, and new and practical ideas for fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

Lent YouTube Playlist featuring 23 Lenten themed videos including the videos below:

TrueTube – What is Sacrifice?

Ash Wednesday in Two Minutes

Related Resources

November Resources

Advent & New Year Resources

Easter Resources