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Season of Lent

Ash Wednesday marks the start of the Season of Lent.

What is #Lent? all about? Why do Christians receive ashes on Ash Wednesday? Why 40 days? Busted Halo explains the significance of this season of prayer, fasting, and giving, and how you can make the most of this time of repentance and renewal.




Help by donating to CAFOD during Lent


Resources for Children and young people

Lent resources for Children from CAFOD
Ways to get involved with CAFOD
Watch a Children’s Liturgy

Prayer and reflection

Complete a Lenten retreat
Reflect with CAFOD’s interactive Lent Calendar
Pray the Stations of the Cross