So, we’re approaching the midpoint of Lent! How is it going for you so far?! No matter how you feel you’re doing, this is a good time to pause and reflect on what has happened so far and to remind yourself of the purpose of this important time.

To help you, we’ve compiled 12 short quotes, from several different popes, on the meaning of Lent. We are all called to prayer, fasting and almsgiving during this season, and these “pope quotes” highlight the importance of each.


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Take a short moment out to read them, and be affirmed, encouraged and reawakened on our way towards Easter!

12 “Pope Quotes” For Lent:

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Looking for other ways to grow in holiness this Lent? We provide a list of the best Catholic apps, books, email subscriptions, websites and YouTube channels here:

The 2017 Guide to the Best Lent Resources on the Internet