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 for the Life Night:
The goal for this night is to immerse the teens into the celebration of the Triduum through prayer and reflection of each day—Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. The teens will experience the richness of the traditions of the Church that will help them enter more fully into the three days of the Triduum. Life Night at a Glance: This Life Night is broken up into three different parts—Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. Each part will have a structure