Lent 2022: Growing in the Wilderness


March 9 – April 6, 2022

This is your invitation to keep a Holy Lent and to grow in your faith. The pandemic feels like wilderness, but God does amazing things in the wilderness, even when the wilderness stretches on for a while! These are all wilderness stories that remind us of what God can teach there, and that good things come out of wilderness times.

Growing in the Wilderness is a 5-part video series. Each week on Wednesdays, you can check back on this page for the weekly video along with a reflection guide. We encourage you to use this resource individually, with a friend, or in a small group setting. Most of all, we encourage you to be an active participant in growing closer to God and in faith during this Holy Lent! You can find the series promo kit including a flyer and social images here. If you would like access to the video series ahead of the release dates for teaching purposes, please email the Communications Team.

Ash Wednesday | You are Dust (invitation)

The Wilderness | March 2, 2022

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March 9, 2022

Clearer Reflection Guide

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March 16, 2022

Order Reflection Guide

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March 23, 2022

Intimacy Reflection Guide

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March 30, 2022

Appreciation Reflection Guide

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April 6, 2022

Conviction Reflection Guide

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  • Ash Wednesday Service at Home: For use with pre-blessed ashes, for imposition in the family
  • Family Lenten Calendar: Focuses on something you can fast from, something you can give, and something you can do to serve. Each day is different. Choose one or all.
  • Holy Week Activities for Families: Coming Soon. Follows Jesus’ last week. Includes a short Scripture reading, reflection, and activity for each day of Holy Week, from Palm Sunday to Holy Saturday.

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  • d365: a free online daily devotional resource for youth that is also has a phone app
  • Diocesan Youth Curriculum Lessons: appropriate for Lent
  • Any of the Family/Intergenerational activities are great for youth as well!

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