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Celebrating Lent with Children

lent 2024

Lent is a time of growing our relationship with Jesus. Through prayer, fasting and almsgiving children are able spend some time with God and to feel the Holy Spirit working in them and through them. Check out our 2024 Lenten resources below. 

lenten cALENDAR

Each day has an idea, an encouragement or a prayer to lead children through Lent and get ready for Easter.

lenten Fasting JaR

Grab some paddle pop sticks, a glass jar and some ideas of how to fast this Lent. 

Lenten Almsgiving Challenge

Almsgiving is all about serving others. Challenge your kids to ask someone each day, ‘What can I do for you today?’

The Journey through Lent

As a family or group journey through Lent together with this joyous artwork. Participate each day as a reminder to grow closer to Jesus.

Lenten Prayer Series

This year we introduce the Lenten prayer series. This is a series of Lenten prayer videos for children and families as they grow closer to Jesus this Lent. Each week the prayer reflect on the Sunday Gospels and the Gospel acclamations. Scan the QR codes on the Lenten calendar or click below to pray together this Lent. 

Resources from Previous Years

Goodbye for Lent Box

Grow a Seed for Lent

Easter Activity Book

Activity book for kids

A children’s activity book filled with activities and crafts to teach children about the days of Holy Week leading up to Easter.

Contact the CHILDREN AND FAMILIES Team

We’d love to talk to you more about how to engage Children and Families through ministry in your local context

Chantale Wilson

associate director

Charlotte Pitot

project officer

Email

childrenandfamilies@bne.catholic.net.au

Phone

(07) 3324 3440

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