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Plan Ahead for Valentine’s Day and Lent

Plan Ahead for Valentine’s Day and Lent

February is a short month, and it’s flying by. Make sure you plan ahead for both Valentine’s Day on Sunday, 2/14, and Ash Wednesday, 2/17. Here are some activities and resources that will help you observe these special days and the start of Lent. It lasts for six weeks, so we encourage you to plan to start off strong and keep a good pace through the entire season. The joy of Easter will be all the sweeter for your efforts.

Valentine’s Day

Seeds: Valentine’s Day/El día de San Valentín
Promise: Make a Valentine/Hacer una tarjeta de San Valentín
Good News: The Legend of Saint Valentine/La leyenda de San Valentín
Venture: Heavenly Valentines/Tarjetas celestiales de San Valentín


Seeds: Lent Begins/Comienza la Cuaresma
Promise: What Jesus Asks Us to Do in Lent/Lo que Jesús nos pide hacer en la Cuaresma
Good News: Let’s Learn About Lent/Aprendamos sobre la Cuaresma
Venture: Get Your Lenten Facts Together/Aprende sobre la Cuaresma
Visions: What Is Lent All About?/¿De qué se trata la Cuaresma?
Family-Parents: Lenten Fast and Abstinence
Family-Parents: A Prayer Service for Ash Wednesday
Family-Parents: Why Ashes on Wednesday?

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