Artwork by Mandy Hegemeyer

Mandy Hegemeyer, a sophomore Art major at UT Austin, glorifies God through her artwork.


40 Lenten Ideas

Janet Schaeffler, OP
(Vibrant Faith Ministries, Faith Formation Learning

As Lent approaches each year, often our minds turn to, “what will we do; what will we give up?”

Instead let’s nudge our people to consider the following: instead of giving up, why not put something in, something that will take hold and stay with us for the rest of our lives. Remember Lent is about change/conversion. Real penance is to live life well: to be the mercy and peace of God toward others.

Here are forty ideas to suggest to people in our faith communities.