Lent and Easter
Grow closer to God this Lent and Easter
Prayer is at the heart of the Lenten and Easter seasons. It is our daily conversations with God that provide us with the grace for spiritual growth and renewal that is necessary for ensuring our salvation.
To aid you in your prayer life this Lent and Easter, the following devotional gifts and spiritual aids are available from the National Shrine:
Easter Novena Enrollment
As we anticipate the joy of the Resurrection, we invite you to enroll your loved ones, living or deceased, in our Easter Novena of Masses beginning on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023.
Lenten Daily Devotional
A day-by-day guide to aid with Gospel readings and daily actions recommended to aid you in your spiritual growth through Lent.
Way of the Cross
The fourteen Stations of the Cross, with meditations by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, during which we accompany, in spirit, our Blessed Lord in His sorrowful journey to Calvary.
Easter Novena Enrollment Cards
Rejoice in the Resurrection of the Lord by enrolling loved ones in the Easter Novena of Masses and sharing with them an Easter Novena Enrollment Card.
2023 Triumph of the Cross, Music for Easter CD
Sacred music by the Basilica choir to enrich your celebration of the Easter season.
As we prepare to enter into the Lent and Easter seasons, may the power of the Lord’s sacrifice and Resurrection direct your steps along the path that leads to the fullness of life with God.