Frescoes in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Vysehrad, Prague. (Photo by Andrey Kryuchenko)

Frescoes in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Vysehrad, Prague. (Photo by Andrey Kryuchenko)

Saints — those holy men and women proclaimed by the church throughout history, can guide us during the Lenten season. Learn how¬†in this package of three resources¬†from our partner Catholic News Service.

 

Three saints for the three pillars of Lent
Consider St. Katharine Drexel, St. Ignatius of Loyola and Venerable Matt Talbot when practicing prayer, fasting and almsgiving this lenten season, writes Effie Caldarola.

Saints to know during Lent
This Lent, Maureen Pratt is getting to know some holy men and women in church history. She doesn’t have a “favorite” saint but with each one she “meets,” she discovers what it means to live with courage, love and faith.

Saints with feast days this Lent
The feast days of saints appearing on the calendar — from SS. Felicity and Perpetua to St. Joseph — during Lent offer great examples for living the faith, writes Paul Senz.