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Religious Education
Family Education - Lent

Lent - 1 Lesson

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?

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What's included?

1 Video
1 Quiz
2 Texts
1 Download
Marissa Romero
Marissa Romero

About the instructor

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.


Each class is segmented into short, easy-to-understand lessons tailored for each grade level. Each lesson comes with a video, a complete lesson plan, a study guide and an assessment. Objectives and expected learning outcomes are also included. Teachers are invited to use these lessons as a supplement to their existing curriculum, or as a centerpiece. All lessons are built using magisterial content including the New Jerusalem Bible, the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2nd ed), and other orthodox Catholic sources.

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What others have been saying about this course:

victor muia


I have been able to learn the meaning of Lent, Palm Sunday, holy week and Ash Wednesday. God is good all the time.

Augustina Ogbebor

The title is just right

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

Danisa Nkomo


The lesson is simple to understand.