Diocese of Raleigh

Resources for The Lenten Season

The 40 Days of Lent

Lent 2023 Calendar - available in English and Spanish

10 Things to Remember During Lent (PDF)

Why is Lent 40 Days? (PDF)

Why ashes? (PDF)

Lent Resources for Your Marriage - from Marriage and Family Life in the Diocese of Raleigh

Lent and Easter Resources for Families - from Marriage and Family Life in the Diocese of Raleigh

Lent and Easter Lesson Plans for Special Needs - from Faith Formation in the Diocese of Raleigh

VIDEO: How to live Lent this year - Three tips to deepen your relationship with God

Prayer Resources

Pray with Today's Readings 

Stations of the Cross - audio from USCCB

God's Gift of Forgiveness and How to Go to Confession (PDF)

El Regalo de Dios del Perdón / Como Confesarse (PDF)

Examination of Conscience (PDF)

Prayers and Devotions


Hallow - a Catholic prayer and meditation app

Laudate - a free, comprehensive Catholic app for iPhone and Android

Truth & Life App - (for purchase) an audio & study Bible; has an option for reading the New Testament in 40 days


Start the Bible in a Year

Read the New Testament in 40 Days

Pray More Lenten Retreat - online on your own schedule

Great Catholic Music - listen online or download the app

Lenten Music Playlist (YouTube) - from the Sunday 7pm Choir, St. Francis de Sales Church in Ajax ON Canada

For Kids

Holy Heroes


Fasting Guidelines for Lent (PDF)

What to Give Up for Lent in 2023 from Hallow

Almsgiving Opportunities

Diocese of Raleigh Bishop's Annual Appeal

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh

CRS Rice Bowl

Special collections