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    Explore his extraordinary life.

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    Fostering a deep and varied prayer life.

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    Encouraging intellectual curiosity and academic excellence.

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    Trusting in the cross and the promise of the kingdom.

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    Making God known, loved and served.

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    Discerning one’s vocation in service to God and others.

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Lent at Notre Dame

Campus Lenten Opportunities

From daily Mass to weekly stations of the Cross to ideas on how to incorporate prayer, fasting and almsgiving into your everyday routine, we have you covered this Lenten season. Learn more

 

Lent FAQs

Why does Lent last for 40 days? Why do we "give something up" during Lent? Why don't we sing or say "alleluia" during Lent? Why are we marked with ashes on Ash Wednesday? Get the answers to these questions and more. Learn more

Reconciliation

Reconciliation is a chance to reflect on your life and the areas you would like to change, heal and resolve with God, yourself and the community. The sacrament of reconciliation is particularly pertinent during Lent and a perfect complement to any sacrificial exercise. Learn more

Personal Prayer

Lent is a time to increase our attention to personal prayer. Reading spiritual literature is also a good way to bring about the conversion of heart we are called to during Lent. Be sure to check out some resources designed to assist you in your journey. Read more