Fast, Pray, Give: A Six-Week Guide

Fast, Pray, Give: A Six-Week Guide

by Mary Carol Kendzia, Greg Friedman O.F.M., Thomas Richstatter O.F.M.
     
 

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Fast, Pray, Give is a six-week study program for Lent that can be used by small groups and individuals alike. It focuses on key concepts of Lent in a fresh, contemporary way that will inspire readers to see Lent as an opportunity for spiritual growth and renewal.

The six weeks give an overview of these topics:

  • 1. What Is Lent?
  • 2.

Overview


Fast, Pray, Give is a six-week study program for Lent that can be used by small groups and individuals alike. It focuses on key concepts of Lent in a fresh, contemporary way that will inspire readers to see Lent as an opportunity for spiritual growth and renewal.

The six weeks give an overview of these topics:

  • 1. What Is Lent?
  • 2. Prayer
  • 3. Fasting
  • 4. Almsgiving
  • 5. Conversion
  • 6. Discipleship
Each chapter contains quotes from Scripture and the Catechism of the Catholic Church, questions for reflection and discussion, a saint for the week, a Lenten practice, and prayer. There is also ample space for journaling, as well as a list of additional resources for further study.

This 30-minute DVD is designed to be used with the book Fast, Pray, Givein parish programs and study groups. The DVD gives additional content on Lent, as well as brief presentations on the Year A readings for the Sundays of Lent. Fast, Pray, Give is an ideal resource for the RCIA. It can also be used for Lenten retreats and confirmation classes, as well as for staff and ministry enrichment in the parish.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616365578
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
11/26/2012
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

GREG FRIEDMAN, O.F.M., is pastor of St. Francis Seraph Parish, Cincinnati. He is a regular presenter of the daily video homilies at USCCB.org and host of the nationally syndicated program American Catholic Radio.

Thomas Richstatter, OFM, has a doctorate in theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris. A popular writer and lecturer, Fr. Richstatter teaches sacramental and liturgical theology at Saint Meinrad (Indiana) Seminary and School of Theology.

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