Almsgiving, one of the three pillars of Lenten practice, means donating money and time to help others in need. With 46 million Americans living below the poverty line, children as victims of violence, and global conflicts that wreak havoc on families around the world, what kind of almsgiving are we called to practice this Lent?

Use this Living the Faith resource to spark discussion in small groups about how and why should give alms during Lent.

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Living the Faith

Living the Faith resources cover topics of interest to young adults, engaged couples, married couples, parents, those discerning their vocation, and men and women’s groups. Use these blogs, columns, and reflections as you see fit to encourage faith formation, reflection, and discussion in your community.