Lent Resources


Frequently Asked Questions about Lent

Common questions about Lent are answered here.

Daily Gospel Reflection

Join more than 56,000 others in receiving a daily email that shares the day's Gospel reading, a short reflection written by someone in the ND family, a prayer composed by a Holy Cross priest, and a link to read more about the Saint of the day. (Read todays' content on this page.) The email will publish seven days a week during Lent; it is free, open to everyone, and comes with no solicitations or obligations. Sign up here.

Conversion Stories

During Lent, we will gather and share stories about conversion—check back each week for new stories. Read them here.

Lenten Practices 101

A Notre Dame professor and expert in Christian spirituality explains the purpose of our Lenten practices and offers insight into how to grow in deeper faith in God this season. Watch the video here. 

Pope Francis' Lenten Message

"This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God 'with all their hearts,' to refuse to settle for mediocrity, and to grow in friendship with the Lord." Read the pope's Lenten message for this year on this page. 

Submit a Grotto Prayer

Send us your prayer request here and we will offer it in person at the Grotto in the coming week.

Stations of the Cross

Pray the stations of the cross with images photographed from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at this page. 

Lenten Prayercards

Personalize and share a card with Lenten prayers from Notre Dame here.