Lent survival tip No. 15: ‘Give until it hurts (the pocketbook that is)’

Lent survival tip No. 15: ‘Give until it hurts (the pocketbook that is)’ Almsgiving still means giving actual alms

Lent survival tip No. 12: Get uncomfortable. Really uncomfortable.

Lent survival tip No. 12: Get uncomfortable. Really uncomfortable. As Pope Francis said, take Christ to the fringes

Lent survival tip No. 9: Care for someone’s soul

Lent survival tip No. 9: Care for someone’s soul It doesn’t take much to get started. Really.

Lent survival tip No. 6: Sign on the dotted line

Lent survival tip No. 6: Sign on the dotted line How could you be more involved at your parish?

Here’s an idea: Give up your hair for Lent

Here’s an idea: Give up your hair for Lent 3-year-old girl embraces sacrificial giving

Reflect on financial mistakes, but recommit to goals this Lent

Reflect on financial mistakes, but recommit to goals this Lent Take time this season to address financial shortcomings and plan for the future

Almsgiving: It’s more than just writing a check

Almsgiving: It’s more than just writing a check In concert with prayer and fasting, the Lenten practice can deepen our intimacy with God