As Ash Wednesday approaches, consider using some of these resources related to peace and justice for reflection during the season of Lent.
- The Catholic Mobilizing Network has information, prayers, and reflections on the issue of the death penalty for Lent.
- Catholic Relief Services also provides Lenten resources specifically for use on college campuses in addition to their annual CRS Rice Bowl campaign.
- The USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development shared a reflection on Lenten fasting, Pope Francis’ message for Lent 2017, and many more resources on their website.
- The Ignatian Solidarity Network is hosting a blog series called “Rise Up: A Lenten Call to Solidarity” that seeks to understand one another’s stories and to rise up to respond by creating a more just and peaceful world. Sign up on their website to receive daily updates during Lent.