Message of Pope Francis for Lent

Easter Sunday will be celebrated on April 9, 2023.

Pope Francis emphasises that, as we journey through the season of Lent, ‘God never tires of forgiving us’ (Evangelii Gaudium The Joy of the Gospel).  The faithful are asked to offer up their fasting, prayer, reading of Scripture and works of mercy during Lent for the grace of healing and renewal.  

Read Pope Francis’ short message for Lent 2023 on the theme: Lenten Penance and the Synodal Journey.