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Preparing to Keep a Holy Lent :: Lenten Plans

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Advent and Christmas have only just come and gone, but believe it or not Lent is only 2 weeks away!

I have been in planning mode since just a bit after Christmas, trying to order my home and make lessons to ensure that the season is really lived and savored. While I do have a few new traditions I hope to add to our family this year,  here is a look at what helped to make the season memorable for our family last year.

My hope is that they will bless you and your family as we approach the penitential season and await the resurrection of the Lord!

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Decorating for Lent :: Lenten Mantel

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Awaiting the Resurrection :: Lenten Lamb of God Countdown Calendar


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Books for the Journey :: Lenten Book Basket

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Spring Cleaning Our Hearts and Homes During Lent :: 40 Bags in 40 Days

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Ash Wednesday :: Copywork (FREE Printable)

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Ash Wednesday :: Burying Alleluia


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Chocolate Crown of Thorns Tutorial


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Salt Dough Crown of Thorns Tutorial


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Sacrificial Bean Jar


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Giving Alms for Children

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Stations of the Cross for Children


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Stations of the Cross Box Preschool Montessori Printable Cards


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Palm Sunday


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La Toquette :: Pocking Eggs


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Alleluia! He is RISEN!

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Already have plans in mind for the Lenten season? Share how you will Keep a Holy Lent with all of us in the comments!

And visit Lacy for more Lenten ideas!

Celebrating Lent: Holy Week–Palm Sunday

Upon returning home from mass, having had palm branches blessed, we folded them into Palm Crosses, and placed them behind the crucifixes in the house.

We then draped all of our holy objects in purple, having forgotten to on Passion Sunday (Oooops!)

We listened to “Jesus Enters Jerusalem” from Tomie DePaola’s Book of Bible Stories

and colored these cute little decals.

And, so, Holy Week begins! Happy Palm Sunday!

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Still searching for ways to engage your children this Lenten season?

Take a peek here to find other ways we celebrate the Lenten season in our home.

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