Giving is tied to prayer and fasting. It is in our prayer for others and our sacrifices that we then are able to give of our time and resources to those in most need. Lent is not just an individual journey, but is one of community and our deep connections to others.

By moving through Lent, our giving is intended to enhance our capacity to share. It reminds us that material goods rarely fulfill their promise and never satisfy our deepest longings. Almsgiving reminds us that only God, and the experience of God in community, will fully satisfy. 

There are many ways to give, but here are some suggestions during Lent: