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Forty days before the Triduum, the Lenten season disposes Catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery through prayer and penitential practices.
Theme: Reform your lives!
Breaking Open the Word
Suggested text for faith sharing: Today’s Gospel
Step One: Listen to the Word
As you hear this very short Gospel reading, what words or phrases strike you? What image or story does the reading prompt you to recall?
Step Two: Look into Your Life
Question for Children: What will you do this Lent to become more like Jesus
Question for Youth: Lent gives us a chance to do things differently – to "go to the desert." How can you make Lent a time for growing in faith?
Question for Adults: What is the one area of your life which you most want to "reform" as you get ready to embrace the Gospel, what is it?