Help Children have a fruitful Lent

 

Like eating green vegetables, good Lenten practices aren’t always pleasant to children but they always help us to grow up healthy. Try these ideas to help children have a fruitful Lent:

Penance. Even young children understand that if we make a mess, we need to clean it up and try not to do it again. That’s the basic idea behind Lenten penance. When we disobey God, we need to apologize to him, fix things if we can and try not to do it again. 

Prayer. Children with good prayer habits often become adults who pray. Refresh your family prayer habits and encourage children to start and end their day in prayer. Together pick a morning and evening offering and say it together during Lent.

 

 

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