About Best Lent Ever
Will the 2016 Lenten season REALLY be your best Lent ever?
Best Lent Ever is built around encountering Jesus—and yourself—in a deeply personal way, and developing (or nourishing) a habit of daily prayer. Based on Matthew Kelly’s new bestseller Rediscover Jesus, the free email program leads to a transformative Lent and everyday life.
Beginning Ash Wednesday and continuing through the 40 days of Lent, participants will receive daily inspirational emails with short videos from Matthew, a New York Times bestselling author, and one of our incredible Dynamic Catholic Team members.
These brief, personal reflections will give you simple ways to bring Jesus into your everyday life.
So, will it really be your best Lent ever? That is entirely up to you. Sign up today and commit to doing something life changing this Lent.
Each day during the program you will receive a brief reflection based on one of the 40 chapters in Rediscover Jesus With your own copy of the book, you can follow along.
What You Need to Know About Lent
What is Lent?
Lent is a 40-day period leading up to Easter, beginning with Ash Wednesday. (This year, Ash Wednesday is February 10.) Lent is a known as a penitential season. That means it is an opportunity to examine your life, give your struggles to God, and invite him to help you become the-best-version-of-yourself®.
In particular, there is an increased focus on prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, All these spiritual exercises help prepare us for the celebration of the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
When Is Lent in 2016?
Lent in 2016 begins on Ash Wednesday (February 10, 2016).
The day before Ash Wednesday is popularly known as Mardi Gras (literally Fat Tuesday). Since Lent is a season of fasting, Fat Tuesday traditionally is a final day of feasting and merrymaking before the 40-day fast.
When Is Easter in 2016?
Easter in 2016 is March 27, 2016.
When is Holy Week in 2016?
Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday, which is March 20, 2016. Holy Thursday, which begins the three-period the Church calls the Easter Triduum, is March 24, 2016. Good Friday is March 25, 2016.
What Should I Give Up for Lent?
Lent is the perfect time to form new life-giving habits and abandon old self-destructive habits. But most of us just give up chocolate. Then, when Easter arrives, we realize we really haven’t grown spiritually since the beginning of Lent.
Lent is not just about giving things up, like chocolate. Lent is about doing something—something bold to become a better husband or wife, father or mother, son or daughter, friend, neighbor, etc.
What if this year you did more than just give up something during Lent? Do something life-changing. Sign up for Dynamic Catholic’s Best Lent Ever at: