What I’m getting for Lent

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Lent is about to start, and I’m thinking about what I’ll be getting this year. Yes, I know I sound more like a child on Christmas Eve than an adult preparing for a season of repentance and conversion. And while conventional wisdom tells me I should be choosing what I’ll give up, I’m not. This Lent, here is what I’m getting and how I hope it’ll help me encounter God.

This Lent, I’m getting quiet

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During Lent, Reflect and Act with NETWORK

Another Lenten resource you might be interested in.

We invite all NETWORK members and supporters to join us in weekly reflections for Lent this year from our newly published reflection guide to Catholic Social Justice as well as participate in daily call-ins to Catholic members of Congress on healthcare, one of our Mend the Gap issue areas.

This Lenten series can be used individually or with a group, and we encourage you to share your experience with us over social media or via email. New content will be sent out via email every week, as well as published here on NETWORK’s website.

Sign Up for NETWORK’s Lent Reflection and Action Series-Click Here



Lent starts in one week

Here are a few Lenten resources:

From Center for Action and Contemplation-Richard Rohr

Companions for Your Journey through Lent
Explore the meaning of this liturgical season (Lent begins March 1) through contemplative reading. Two excellent books for personal devotions and group study:

Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent
by Richard Rohr

God For Us: Rediscovering the Meaning of Lent and Easter
featuring Richard Rohr, Kathleen Norris, Ronald Rolheiser, Luci Shaw, and others
Find these and other resources at store.cac.org.

Living Lent Daily

Click Here for Lenten Resources from Loyola Press


Click Here for Lenten Resources from Monasteries of the Heart


Click Here for Lenten Resources from USCCB