Lent resources for young people

Our Lent 2022 resources help young people to pray, learn and fundraise in Lent.

We're inviting schools to Walk Against Hunger this Lent and join us in walking 40,000km around the world to help stamp out hunger one step at a time. 

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Together we can walk 40,000km around the world!

We're aiming to walk 40,000km around the world this Lent to help stamp out hunger. This is how far we've walked so far!

Lent 22 Walk Against Hunger

Your guide to Lent

Walk Against Hunger this Lent! Set up your JustGiving page to get started.

Lombeh in Sierra Leone

Assembly for young people

Use our adaptable PowerPoint and script for your own Lent assembly.

Lent liturgy for young people

Lent liturgy

Use our liturgy at the start of Lent and reconciliation service at any time. Our Stations draw on Pope Francis' writings.

Lighted candle

Lent videos

A reflective video to start a prayer time and a video to encourage students to walk against hunger. 

CAFOD Lent 2022 calendar for young people

Lent calendars

Interactive calendar for daily prayers and a one-page calendar of actions.

Sierra Leone mother child

Information for parents

Use our template newsletters, tweets and letters to parents to invite your whole school community to Walk Against Hunger.

Explore our resources

Download fileSchools prayer for Ukraine (pptx, 124kb)

Use this PowerPoint slide in assembly or tutor time to pray for the people of Ukraine and for peace.

Download fileLent 22 School press release template (docx, 36kb)

Use this template to prepare a press release for local newspapers about your school's Walk Against Hunger.

Download fileSchools sponsor form (pdf, 236kb)

A sponsorship form for primary and secondary students fundraising for CAFOD.

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