Keeping Lent with Littles

Homeschooling Saints Episode 191

Lent challenges adults on so many levels—through fasting, prayer, and almsgiving—and especially through cultivating a humble and contrite spirit. But what does that look like when our homes and hearts are occupied with young children? Today’s guest, homeschooling mom, Alex Resch, is here to share her tips on Lent with Littles.

Watch here:

Or Listen:

Lent with Littles:
https://www.oraetschola.com/2024/01/20/catholic-lent-with-littles

Alex Resch’s blog (for more on the liturgical year):
https://www.oraetschola.com

Resources:
Children’s Lenten Journals: https://dumb-ox.com/collections/lent/products/a-lenten-journal-for-children

Holy Heroes- free activities for every day of Lent
https://lentenadventure.com

Ash Wednesday coloring page:
http://www.holyheroes.net/la/AshWed-ColoringPage.pdf

Stations of the Cross Eggs:
https://www.catholicicing.com/stations-of-cross-eggs-for-catholic/

Be a Heart: (she usually puts out a free Lenten Guide)
https://beaheart.com

Stations of the Cross coloring pages:
https://www.reallifeathome.com/printable-stations-of-the-cross-for-children

Catholic Family Crate Lent Resources:
https://catholicfamilycrate.com/collections/lent-triduum

Catholic All Year:
https://catholicallyear.com

Scott Hahn Lenten Cookbook:
https://www.amazon.com/Lenten-Cookbook-Scott-Hahn/dp/1644134691

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor is Homeschool Connections: Catholic Homeschool Classes Online

Homeschooling Saints theme music was composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice is Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host is Lisa Mladinich

Visit our Podcast page at Homeschooling Saints: Catholic Homeschool Podcast.

Author: Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur

Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, editor of "Today's Catholic Homeschooling", is the mother of two biological sons and one adopted daughter. She is in her fifteenth year of homeschooling. She has a B.A. in History and Fine Art and a Master's Degree in Applied Theology. She is the author of "The Crash Course Guide to Catholic Homeschooling" and "The Fruits of the Mysteries of the Rosary". She blogs at spiritualwomanthoughts.blogspot.com