Lent 2020

Stations of the Cross

Online Reflections

Bishop Barron’s Lenten Gospel Reflections  A daily email reflection from Bishop Barron.

Dynamic Catholic’s Best Lent Ever An inspiring video delivered to your email each morning.

Living Lent Daily A Scripture-based reflection and 3 minute retreat from Loyola Press delivered straight to your email. 

Busted Halo’s Lenten Calendar Like an Advent calendar, but for Lent, Busted Halo offers a reflection and micro-challenge for each day of Lent. 

 

One Brief Prayer Per Day Short, daily prayer for each day of Lent from Creighton University Ministries. (Also available as printable PDF.)

Arts & Faith: Lent Weekly visual prayer reflections provide video commentary on a piece of art, inspired by the Sunday Scriptures. 

Reflections for Caregivers Brief reflections on Lent written by a chaplain as she cared for her husband. 

Don’t Give Up! Do Something! Suggested activities for each day of Lent. 

For Families

Celebrate Faith Activities: Hands-on activities for each week of Lent that help children explore topics such as mercy, redemption, and sacrifice. Supply lists and instructions included. 

40 Ways for 40 Days: 40 simple ways for families to grow in faith during Lent  with little to no prep work. 

Pray, Fast, Give: A printable activity with suggestions for families to pray, fast, or give something different each day of Lent. 

CRS Rice Bowl: Daily activities, reflections, and recipes to help families learn about Catholic Relief Services and the people they serve during Lent. 

40 Lenten Activities for Catholic Families If one big Lenten sacrifice seems daunting check out this printable PDF of 40 simple, daily activities your family can do during Lent. 

Ten Family Activities for Lent Ten ideas appropriate for preschoolers to teens that help families to grow in holiness during Lent. Suggestions include Lenten paper chain, a visual representation of sacrifice with a crown of thorns and more.

 

Videos

Stations of the Cross

Virtual Stations of the Cross Video reflections on the traditional devotion to help you reflect on the mystery of Jesus’ death and what it means for us today. (Busted Halo)

Stations of the Cross Video reflections by Catholic Relief Services invite us to  walk alongside Christ on the journey of his Passion and remember our brothers and sisters both around the world and in our own cities who experience suffering and poverty each day.

For Children

Multimedia reflections on the traditional Stations of the Cross appropriate for children. Also available as a printable download. (from Loyola Press).

 

Scriptural Stations of the Cross

Reflections on the Scriptural Stations of the Cross, based on those celebrated by Pope John Paul II on Good Friday 1991. The Scriptural Stations are an  alternative to the traditional Stations and encourage deeper reflections on the scriptural accounts of Jesus’ Passion and Death. (Note: The Stations of the Cross at St. Christopher are based on John Paul II’s Scriptural Stations of the Cross.)