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
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:
- Children’s Lenten Journey 2017 – Make A Difference
- My Lenten Face – Make A Difference
- 2017 Lenten Garden Resources
- The 2017 Lenten Jelly Bean Challenge – Make A Difference
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:
- Prayer Stations – The 3 A’s (40acts),
- Resources for Lenten Assemblies (40acts) and
- 40acts – Resource Pack for use with Young People 2016
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 Notes Dublin Archdiocese
Lenten Resources Dublin Archdiocese
Jake and Jenny chat about Lent (download)
Further Useful Links
Trócaire Lent 2017 Parish Resource Page, Trócaire 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: