Lent is a time of spiritual renewal for everyone in the Church. There is a concentrated focus on the essentials of discipleship: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. We are asked examine the ways in which we need to grow and change and to renew our efforts at taking up our cross daily.
The Catholic Lenten Collection (23 vols.) contains an expertly curated collection of spiritual texts from both past and contemporary masters that will take you deep into the heart of Lent. Titles range from books prayer for beginners to works by the greatest saints. The themes of prayer and fasting are covered extensively by the likes of St. Augusitne, St. Athanasius, St. Basil, as well as contemporary spiritual writers like Hans Urs von Balthasar, Peter Kreeft and Sr. Kathryn J. Hermes, FSP.