Lenten Resources

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Women & Men’s Conference

Be on Fire – Set the World on Fire: a one-day program from the Fall River Diocese for spiritual enrichment during Lent.

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Lenten Calendar

Daily inspiration for your Lenten journey.

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Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Thursday, is the forty-day period of spiritual renewal that helps us prepare for the celebration of the Paschal mystery of Christ—that is, his passion, death and resurrection. It is a time for prayer, sacrifice, and works of charity for others. It is a time to turn away from sinfulness and evil -to have a change of heart- in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter. The word Lent comes from the middle English lente and the German lenz which means spring.

Diocesan Lenten Regulations

Bishop da Cunha’s Lenten Message

Pope Francis’ Lenten Message

Ash Wednesday is March 6th; Marks Beginning of Lent

Fall River Diocese Women & Men’s Conference

Lenten Mission for Fall River Area

Taunton Deanery Lenten Mission

Penitential Practices for Lent

CRS Rice Bowl

Lenten Calendar (from USCCB)

Lenten Calendar en Español (from USCCB)

Lenten Resources (from USCCB)

Lenten Prayer (from USCCB)

Q & A on Lent and Lenten Practices (from USCCB)

Please check this page periodically as additional resources will be posted. Also, visit the diocesan web calendar for information including parish-sponsored missions, retreats, and other Lenten programs, as well as The Anchor, the diocesan newspaper.

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