Two short films explaining Ash Wednesday and Lent, selected by the Diocesan Liturgy and Worship Group.

Ash Wednesday explained by the Archbishop of Westminster         

This film from Cardinal Vincent from his pastoral letter, February 2021 invites us to reflect on the meaning of the ashes we receive.           

Understanding Lent

Busted Halo- Lent in 3 Mins

This great SHORT film from Busted Halo will you a quick explanation to Lent, perfect for those in a hurry, for Schools and for information immediately!

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Ukraine

Pope Francis has made a heartfelt appeal for peace in Ukraine and urged Catholics everywhere to make Ash Wednesday, March 2, a day of fasting and praying for peace.

Day of prayer and fasting

Starting on the week commencing 28 February, for the season of Lent, the Liturgy and Worship group will select a different resource each week, to help you to participate in a faith-filled Lent this year.

Liturgy and Worship

Lent resources

A collection of resources for Lent and Easter can be found on our Lent and Easter page- with retreats (in person and online), videos, liturgy, resources for children and families and more gathered from our parishes, Catholic friends and partners.

Lent and Easter Resources