We often give up things for Lent but fasting is not just about going without chocolate.

It’s about going without something you don’t need to focus on the things you do.

You might fast from watching TV or going on your phone and spend more time with your family and friends.

What can you give up for lent that will help you understand the really important things in your life?

We begin with the Sign of the Cross

It’s time for our “Word of the Week” watch the video above and check out for the notices at the bottom of the screen – don’t forget to leave your comments below!

In your forms  – talk about the things you’ve given up for lent? What has it been like – has it been difficult? Put a notice in your form room window to show the rest of the school what you’ve given up for Lent!

NEXT STEPSAs you know, we are going to use the Scripture from this Sunday’s Gospel to reflect on every Friday.

This Sunday’s Gospel is always the first Sunday of Lent and it’s the perfect introduction into why we do what we do!

Matthew 4: 1

Then the Spirit led Jesus into the desert to be tempted by the Devil.

What challenges are you faced with? How do you respond when you are tempted to do the wrong thing?

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