Lenten Resources

Ignatian Spirituality

Living Lent Daily
Come to know Jesus as a friend, and experience God’s unbelievable love and generosity toward us. Living Lent Daily is a daily e-mail series designed to help you grow in friendship with God. Each day’s message includes a brief reflection by William A. Barry, SJ.

An Ignatian Prayer Adventure
Join in an adapted version of the Spiritual Exercises, perfectly timed as a Lent and Easter retreat. This year author Barbara Lee will share her experiences with the retreat through posts on Wednesdays, starting Feb. 14.

Arts & Faith: Lent
Enjoy a visual prayer experience this Lent. Each week includes a video commentary about a work of art inspired by the Sunday Scriptures and an accompanying Ignatian reflection.

Lunchtime Examen
Pause at noontime (or whatever time fits your calendar) to review your day in the presence of God. This six-session series is led by Jim Manney, author of A Simple, Life-Changing Prayer.

Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality
(St. Paul, MN)

Lectio Divina
Mondays, Feb. 19–Mar. 26
10–11 a.m.

This four-step process for being with Scripture in a prayerful manner includes: Reading (Lectio); Meditating (Meditatio); Praying (Oratio); and Contemplating (Contemplatio). Using texts for Lent, you will experience this ancient prayer form in a group setting.

Lenten Retreat: The Fullness of Humanity
Saturday, Feb. 17
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
1890 Randolph Ave St. Paul, MN 55116

Our retreat day will be an exploration into the Christian understanding of human growth and development fully realized. Jesus gave us tools and teachings that assist us in this work. We will explore those teachings and practices that are essential. Aided by the Spirit sent to us, we can become, as Jesus was, a fully developed human being. The retreat is led by Ward Bauman.

A Little Lent Trivia

You may be prepared for Lent, but it doesn't hurt to brush up on your knowledge!

This short quiz has questions ranging from Mass all the way to your favorite Lenten snacks. It won't take 40 days and 40 nights, so why not give it a shot?

Take the quiz!


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This Lent, get daily reflections from Bishop Donald Hying, delivered right to your email every day.

Watch, read, and reflect for just 10 minutes a day:
Watch a beautiful, 5-minute video reflection from Ahava Productions' ECHO series, featuring Bishop Hying
Read an inspiring passage from the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Reflect on how God's truth applies to your daily life

Catholic Digest

What Happened When I Started Praying the Rosary Daily
As an adult, the idea of praying the rosary every day seemed daunting. Forty-five minutes is a big chunk of time for parents especially after the kids are in bed and you finally have...Read more>

The Secret to Happiness
It may surprise you, the answer to this question is very simple. The only way that we will ever be happy is to surrender to God’s will. That’s it! Although it may sound simplistic, that is the ultimate answer. If we are constantly doing what God wants us to do, we will be happy...Read more>

Easy Lenten Suppers
From slow-cooked to fast and easy, these simple recipes offer some variety for your meatless meals this Lent
Black Bean Burritos, Moroccan Stew, Spinach and Tomato White Pizza... Read more>