Lent it the 40-day period (not counting Sundays) between Ash Wednesday and Easter. Sites in this category explore the holiday's history, its significance, and the ways in which it is celebrated.
Provides answers to common questions about the annual observance.
Article explores Lent's history and its significance.
An article on the origins of Lenten fasting.
A Comprehensive Guide to Lent: history, links, resources, FAQ, and prayers.
A series of scripture readings, meditations, prayers, and practices to guide Christians in preparation for Easter. Includes a children's section and a section on fasting.
Very simple overview of the season. Suitable for children.
Includes Papal messages, hymns, articles, meditations, and links. From the Catholic Information Network.
Article presenting Lent as a time to lead one to recognize the presence of God. Gives some guidelines for Lenten practices.
A devotional for the season. Part of The Catholic Liturgical Library.
Explores the significance of Lent for Catholics and includes a poem related to the season.
Readings from the early church fathers on Scripture and Lenten themes.
Pre-Lenten readings, and readings for the Great Lent and the Holy Week.
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