A 4-page educational resource about the 40-day preparation period, known as Great Lent (or the Great Fast), which occurs each year before Holy Week and the feast of Pascha (Easter).
Available in pdf format. For youth in grades 2-8.
Features an overview of Great Lent, the prayer of St. Ephraim of Syria, Lenten Trivia, an overview of services during Great Lent, a Lenten word search game, an overview of the Presanctified LIturgy, "Big Words," and 6 activities for making Lent real in our daily lives.
Also includes a study guide for teachers, parents, and educators. Licensed for use in parish communities regardless of the number of students or families. Can be customized to meet the your needs.
This handout is licensed for use within your parish community. It can be sent to youth or families, but may not be shared or reused with other clergy or parish communities. Thank you for abiding by these terms.