About this blog: Discussing religion, spirituality and values. About the writers: Amy Umble is the religion reporter for The Free Lance-Star. Janet Marshall is the religion editor for The Free Lance-Star.
Family Lent Resources
Just wanted to give you some websites, if you’re looking for Lent activities for the whole family:
Catholic mom has a bunch of ideas that could work for kids of any Christian religion celebrating Lent. It includes links to a Lent crossword puzzle and a word search as well as coloring pages.
This site offers a simple children’s activity idea for each week of Lent.
Here’s a calendar with 40 days of family activities. A few of them are Catholic-specific but most could work with any Lenten tradition.
The Armenian church shares some Lenten ideas for youth.
And a pretty cool idea for planting Easter grass with kids.
Also, for those of you going without meat, here are some links to vegetarian recipes: