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LENT. page 183. The Springtime of the Church Year. Why is Lent called a springtime? The changes in us are like the changes we see in nature during spring. Which feast is celebrated at the end of Lent? Easter What are the three practices of Lent?

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Lent

LENT

page 183


The springtime of the church year

The Springtime of the Church Year

  • Why is Lent called a springtime?

    The changes in us are like the changes we see in nature during spring.

  • Which feast is celebrated at the end of Lent?

    Easter

  • What are the three practices of Lent?

    Prayer, fasting, almsgiving (charity work/donations)


Preparing for easter

Preparing for Easter

During Lent we pray more often.

  • What are some ways in which we might enhance our prayer during Lent? Read from the Bible; pray in the morning; pray in the evening; celebrate the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation; pray before the Blessed Sacrament; attend Mass more often.


Lenten puzzle

Lenten Puzzle


Choose one of the three to write a personal reflection

Choose one of the three to write a personal reflection:

  • Prayer

  • Fasting:

    a bad habit you want/need to give up

  • Almsgiving:

    giving back or enhancing a good habit that benefits others

    Typed; 2 paragraphs; explain why the Lenten element is important; describe how you personally will achieve this element


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