Objective: There is a special season on the Catholic Calendar that's 40 days long, but doesn't include Sundays. Why not? 

Why do Catholics "give up" things they enjoy during this season or do extra service?  

Is it true Catholics can partake of what they give up on Sundays, or is this a myth?

Learn the answers to these questions and more in this educational course!

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What others have been saying about this course:

Juliana Uzoka

“The PDF training manual on what Lent mean and other significant celebrations with it explains in simple terms, all that is needed to know about Lent. This is great! The video is great too. I like the structure of your online lesson. Thank you. ...”

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“The PDF training manual on what Lent mean and other significant celebrations with it explains in simple terms, all that is needed to know about Lent. This is great! The video is great too. I like the structure of your online lesson. Thank you. Juliana”

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John Gutierrez

“I'd be happy to have my own kids and the kids at our parish school take this course. Thank you.”

“I'd be happy to have my own kids and the kids at our parish school take this course. Thank you.”

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Augustina Ogbebor

“The text is so easy to understand and explains Lent very well.”

“The text is so easy to understand and explains Lent very well.”

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Lent

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    • Introduction
    • Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers
    • Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Lent - STUDY GUIDE
    • Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Lent - VIDEO
    • Religious Education - Family Education - Lent - Lent - QUIZ

Instructor(s)

Instructor Bio:

Marissa Romero is a dedicated writer and editor for Catholic Online where she has worked for many years. She is a graduate of the California State University system and has earned a bachelor's degree in Communications. She is committed to her mission of promoting excellence in Catholic Education.

Marissa Romero

Instructor

Marissa Romero