Each Lent, we have another great opportunity to immerse our teens into the heart of the Church. We have such a gift in the 40 days of Lent. We need to walk with our teens through the desert of Lent and help them meet our Lord there. Our ministry should be a reflection of the changes happening in the Liturgy and be an invitation to fully participate in the mystery of Christ’s Passion, death, and Resurrection. There are a lot of resources that Life Teen has for you to being Lent to Life in your program.
Lent already? How is that possible? One minute we’re celebrating Christmas, we blink, and it is Ash Wednesday. Somewhere in the blur of time we forget to fully enter into this holy season. Often we get so caught up in the day- to-day operations of meetings, phone calls, emails and Life Night planning that we forget to take a second to stop and think about where the Church is leading us.
Goal The goal of this Life Night gives both teens and their families an opportunity to break open the season of Lent, specifically the theme of sacrifice. It also challenges the teens and families to create a Lenten prayer plan. About this night This Life Night can be used as an introduction to the season of Lent. This Life Night is designed to include teens and their families and help them to dive deeper into Lent. Be sure to plan ahead to invite all teens and their families from the parish. Have
In this issue of Spotlight, we share articles, Life Nights, and stories to help you get 2010 started off right.