No meat Fridays?? No worries, check out some of these ideas and hopefully you'll find soomething you and your family can try and enjoy together.
The Diocese of Des Moines has created, shared, and posted many resources for families to celebrate Lent. You can find many resources for prepraring for and living the many days of Lent. What will your family do this Lent to make it more meaningful?
You can dive into an incredible Lenten devotional with your family TODAY. All you need to do is download the Amen App and hit play. Inside the Amen App you will find the audio version of the Jesus Tree devotional that will walk you through the entire Gospel of Matthew this Lent. It's free and it requires no prep. Thousands of families (including my own are joining this year) have enjoyed this devotional, and I hope your family does as well.
Download the Amen App, At the bottom click Topics, At the top click Family, Choose Catholic Sprouts: The Jesus Tree ( Book of Matthew), Enjoy
! Fat Tuesday ! Mardi Gras ! Yay !
FORMED is a great platform full of fantastic media for us to be entertained. Some would call it, "the Catholic Netflix." Kendra Tierney, a mom of many, shares how her family celebrates and prepares for Lent in this video.
YouTube also has this great video from Ascension Presents. Jackie and Bobby Francois share a bit about what Fat Tuesday is and how to celebrate it. Check out their video!
How can you serve others this Lent?
Lent is often a time of service to others or helping those in need. Here is a great list of service opportunities any household can do this Lent.