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There are many opportunities to walk with Jesus during Lent.  

How do you prepare for Lent? 

Instead of giving something up, maybe take something on.

Can you spend less than 10 minutes a day to learn about Lent and how to pray?

Here are some inspiring videos that will help you understand Ash Wednesday, Lent and how to pray.   

For Middle Schoolers and Adults: 

Lent in 3 Minutes
https://youtu.be/Xo1mjuy1NA0

Significance of Ash Wednesday
https://youtu.be/hPTcMWpHfKk

What is the Purpose of Lent?https://youtu.be/r5zL2U4p5SY

Preparing for Lent
https://youtu.be/_qDG51cl9gY

Picking a Thing for Lent
https://youtu.be/XmwKpcJKLt8

Bishop Barron on Lent
https://youtu.be/Vm3JK7JYAKs

4 Reasons for Fasting
https://youtu.be/TUwBQEdmew4

Fasting Can Change Your Life 
https://youtu.be/n834QqLLYhQ

Where is Lent in the Bible?https://youtu.be/IZS5M_kjb2E

Time to Pray
https://youtu.be/-mASCSCQW7U

Tips for Praying 
https://youtu.be/yk8In-6KUGc

Power of Prayer
https://youtu.be/kiAMzghLcMA

Why is Prayer So Hard?https://youtu.be/Smana2aJxkQ

3 Steps to Unceasing Prayer 
https://youtu.be/juN6sG_esjU

Battle of Prayer
https://youtu.be/DHDQ4Xowfa8

For Children Preschool - Grade 4: 

Let's Learn about Lent With Brother Franci
https://watch.formed.org/videos/let-s-learn-about-lent  

The Lent Song for Catholic Kids
https://youtu.be/PsWfBQvStno

 

--Catholic Mom: Catholic MomCatholic Mom - Family  

--Family Resource Center at Loyola Press: Family Resource CenterCatholic KidsCatholic TeensFamily, Faith, and FunHolidays and Special OccasionsPraying as a Family 

--Strong Catholic Family Faith: Strong Catholic Family Faith   

--Prayer and other Spritual Practices http://www.catholicfamilyfaith.org/praying.html

--Advent Ideas http://www.catholicfamilyfaith.org/for-families.html    

--Loyola Press Catholic Tradition Center: Catholic BasicsCatholic LivingCatholic Social TeachingChurch LeadershipDevotionsJesus and the New TestamentMass and Liturgy.

--Children's Guided Prayer (Catholic Kids Media)
Two minutes of video guided prayer and reflection.
Glory Be
Hail Mary
Our Father
  

Prayer Center (Loyola Press)
Use the following links for free resources on the Loyola Press website. (English and Spanish resources)

  1. Children's Prayers
  2. Contemporary Prayers
  3. Liturgical Year Prayers
  4. Family Prayers
  5. Personal Prayer Life
  6. Traditional Catholic Prayers

 

--10 Meaningful Advent Traditions for Catholic Families with Little to No Prep Work!

https://www.catholicicing.com/10-meaningful-advent-traditions-for-catholic-families-with-little-to-no-prep-work/