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50 Lent quotes and holy week sayings that’ll inspire you

50 Lent quotes and holy week sayings that’ll inspire you. As we celebrate the holy week, let’s remember the time the Lord Jesus Christ saved us from our sins. Let us pray for peace and reflect on ourselves. Now that holy week is just around the corner, and Easter Sunday is coming close, we hope that these quotes about lent inspire us Christians and to remember Jesus Christ, the son of God, the savior of humankind. Share these lenten quotes with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them as well.

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

1. During Lent, let us find concrete ways to overcome our indifference. – Pope Francis

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

2. The cross is not the suffering tied to natural existence, but the suffering tied to being Christians. The cross is never simply a matter of suffering, but a matter of suffering and rejection for the sake of Jesus Christ, not for the sake of some other arbitrary behavior or confession. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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3. Self-denial means knowing only Christ, and no longer oneself. It means seeing only Christ, who goes ahead of us, and no longer the path that is too difficult for us… Self-denial is saying only: He goes ahead of us; hold fast to him. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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4. We need to take time to connect with the poor, resist our unceasing cravings, and pray. But we also need to gather with friends and family, share in God’s good provision, eat delicious food, tell stories that encourage us all, and celebrate the risen Lord. – Chris Seay

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5. These special holidays give rise to various liturgical calendars that suggest we should mark our days not only with the cycles of the moon and seasons, but also with occasions to tell our children the stories of our faith community’s past so that this past will have a future, and so that our ancient way and its practices will be rediscovered and renewed every year. – Brian D. McLaren

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6. And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. – John 17:3

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7. No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. – William Penn

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8. For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God. – Ephesians 2:8

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

9. The Cross is the word through which God has responded to evil in the world. Sometimes it may seem as though God does not react to evil, as if he is silent. And yet, God has spoken, he has replied, and his answer is the Cross of Christ: a word which is love, mercy, forgiveness. It is also reveals a judgment, namely that God, in judging us, loves us. Remember this: God, in judging us, loves us. If I embrace his love then I am saved, if I refuse it, then I am condemned, not by him, but my own self, because God never condemns, he only loves and saves. – Pope Francis

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10. In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to him who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverence. – Hebrews 11:1

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11. Through the stark and solemn Liturgy of the Friday we call “Good”, we stand at the Altar of the Cross where heaven is rejoined to earth and earth to heaven, along with the Mother of the Lord. We enter into the moment that forever changed – and still changes – all human History, the great self gift of the Son of God who did for us what we could never do for ourselves by in the words of the ancient Exultet, “trampling on death by death”. We wait at the tomb and witness the Glory of the Resurrection and the beginning of the New Creation. – Deacon Keith Fournier

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12. Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. – Matthew 11:28-30

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13. We adore you and we bless you, Lord Jesus Christ, here and in all the churches which are in the whole world, because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. – Stations of the Cross

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14. They show that the work of the law is written on their hearts, while their conscience also bears witness, and their conflicting thoughts accuse or even excuse them. – Romans 2:15

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15. The washing of the feet and the sacrament of the Eucharist: two expressions of one and the same mystery of love entrusted to the disciples, so that, Jesus says, “as I have done… so also must you do. – John 13:15

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

16. Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him, Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him. – John 13:1-15

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17. Be assured of God’s love for you. Seek by his grace to heal the damage of sin. Seek communion with him and with those who make up his Church and those who are not yet within. His love for all of us is unconditional. His joy is infinite. His mercy overflows. – Deacon Michael Bickerstaff

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18. By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host. – Psalm 33:6

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

19. Do you realize that Jesus is there in the tabernacle expressly for you – for you alone? He burns with the desire to come into your heart. – St. Therese’ of Lisieux

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

20. Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?” Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. – John 14:21-23

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

21. Merciful God, release us from the time of trial and oppression that we may witness to the eternal hope of grief becoming joy and life rising from death. Amen. – Unknown

 

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

22. Ultimately, in the battle against lies and violence, truth and love have no other weapon than the witness of suffering. – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

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23. We give glory to You, Lord, who raised up Your cross to span the jaws of death like a bridge by which souls might pass from the region of the dead to the land of the living. We give glory to You who put on the body of a single mortal man and made it the source of life for every other mortal man. – St. Ephrem of Edessa

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24. Eternal God, rock and refuge… we wait for revival and release. Abide with us until we come alive in the sunrise of your glory. Amen. – Unknown

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

25. Lent is a time for discipline, for confession, for honesty, not because God is mean or fault- finding or finger-pointing but because he wants us to know the joy of being cleaned out, ready for all the good things he now has in store. – N.T. Wright

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26. Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may go to heaven. – St. Rose of Lima

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

27. Are you capable of risking your life for someone? Do it for Christ. – Pope John Paul II

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28. Unless there is Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday. – Fulton J. Sheen

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29. The Lord measures out perfection neither by the multitude nor the magnitude of our deeds, but by the manner in which we perform them. – St. John of the Cross

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

30. Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy. – Pope Francis

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31. Lent is a time of going very deeply into ourselves… What is it that stands between us and God? Between us and our brothers and sisters? Between us and life, the life of the Spirit? Whatever it is, let us relentlessly tear it out, without a moment’s hesitation. – Catherine Doherty

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32. You don’t know how to pray? Put yourself in the presence of God, and as soon as you have said, ‘Lord, I don’t know how to pray!’ you can be sure you’ve already begun. – St. Josemaría Escrivá

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33. Some people think that having ash on your forehead is ridiculous. But I am neither ashamed nor afraid because the ashes remind me that I have to someday pass away and reunite with my creator. – Walter Buns

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34. Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. – Genesis 2:7

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35. There are ways of being crucified that do not involve rough wood or heavy nails, but a love beyond our capacity to love, which means a love that has been given to us by God. – Catherine Doherty

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

36. Lent stimulates us to let the Word of God penetrate our life and in this way to know the fundamental truth: who we are, where we come from, where we must go, what path we must take in life. – Pope Benedict XVI

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37. Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, kindles the true light of chastity. – St. Augustine

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38. And he said to all: If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. – Luke 9:23

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39. Renounce yourself in order to follow Christ; discipline your body; do not pamper yourself, but love fasting. – St. Benedict

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

40. It is not just about giving up our favorite food but it’s about going further and giving up things like hatred and unforgiveness. You need to clean your heart and prepare yourself for purity. – Amanda Jobs

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

41. As Lent is the time for greater love, listen to Jesus’ thirst… He knows your weakness. He wants only your love, wants only the chance to love you. – Mother Teresa

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42. As you mourn for your sins and weaknesses this Ash Wednesday through fasting, mourning and weeping, may you be truly transformed from your heart. – John Tribes

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

43. The goal of fasting is inner unity. This means hearing, but not with the ear; hearing, but not with the understanding; it is hearing with the spirit, with your whole being. – Fr. Thomas Merton

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44. Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love? – Ven. Fulton Sheen

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

45. Everything in life has its own time. There is time to celebrate and there is time to mourn. This is the time for reflection and transformation. Let us look within and change into what we ought to be. – Aaron Saul

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46. Do you wish your prayer to fly toward God? Make for it two wings: fasting and almsgiving. – St. Augustine

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47. Give something, however small, to the one in need. For it is not small to one who has nothing. Neither is it small to God, if we have given what we could. – St. Gregory Nazianzen

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48. Ash Wednesday is full of joy… The sources of all sorrow is the illusion that of ourselves we are anything but dust. – Fr. Thomas Merton

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

49. God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy. – Pope Francis

Lent quotes and holy week sayings that'll inspire you

50. Lenten practices of giving up pleasures are a good reminder that the purpose of life is not pleasure. The purpose of life is to attain a perfect life, all truth and undying ecstatic love—which is the definition of God. In pursuing that happiness, we find happiness. – Fulton J. Sheen

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