Welcome to Lent
Let our specially selected videos prepare you for Lent. Select one or more to watch.
Lent in 3 Minutes - from Busted Halo
What is Lent? - from the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey
This video looks at the beliefs, practices, and meaning behind the 40 days of prayer, fasting, and penitence known as Lent.
What is Lent? - from Catholic Central
What is Lent all about? Do you have to give up everything good and/or fun? Why do Catholics do Lent? Kai and Libby take you through the history of Lent and how to get the most out of it this year.
What is Lent?
Ever heard, "I'm giving up sweets for Lent"? Why does Lent make people want to give up something? And how do you calculate the 40 days of Lent?
What is Ash Wednesday
Ever seen a little smudge mark on someone’s forehead as they walk out of church? That’s a sign of the cross and it means it's Ash Wednesday during Lent.
Select a devotion for daily reflection delivered to you via email
Best Lent Ever from Dynamic Catholic
Feed Your Soul with Prayer this Lent! Nothing will transform your life so completely, absolutely, and forever like really learning how to pray. That’s why this year’s BEST LENT EVER journeys through Matthew Kelly’s latest book, I Heard God Laugh: A Practical Guide to Life’s Essential Daily Habit. Beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing through all forty days of Lent, you will receive a daily email with a short video to help you reconnect with yourself and your God. If you choose to throw yourself into this experience, we promise you that you will be surprised by what God can do in your life with just an email, a short video and an open heart. So this year, don’t just sign up for BEST LENT EVER, have your best lent ever!
Lent Daily Devotional from Luther Seminary
Living Lent Daily - 40 Hours to Inspire Your Journey through Lent
The Living Lent Daily series of reflections, delivered by email, prepares people with a new appreciation of the journey to Easter.