Lent

This is the night: The Great Easter Vigil

Three-Minute read.
Since the third century, this is the night we gather as God’s people. Learn more about why this night is an especially long evening for very good reasons.

How you can walk the Way of the Cross at home

Two-Minute read. By engaging us body, heart, and soul, walking the Way of the Cross creates an opportunity for communion with Christ and each other.

Shift towards Virtues

Three-Minute read. We can shift from the things that seek our own will, distorting our relationship with God and all creation. God is calling us to a life of holiness and virtue. By redirecting our attention to building up the seven virtues, over time God frees us from bothersome chains.

Holy Week at Home

Six-Minute read.
In any other year, we would all be saying, “Go to church, experience all Holy Week has to offer!” This year, attending in person will not be an option for everyone. Still, we can incorporate the rhythm and customs, the experience and blessings, into Holy Week at home.

Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

One-minute read. Churches are invited to observe Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on the first Sunday in Lent or another convenient Sunday. This year Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday officially falls on February 21, 2021.

Lenten Facebook Cover Images

Here are a series of Lenten cover images optimized for Facebook for use on your church Facebook page.

Lenten resource recap

One-Minute read.
Finalizing decisions for Lent? It’s not too late to creatively incorporate resources that are online, downloadable, easily sharable and ready in a jiffy!

More Lenten resources

One-Minute read. More Lenten options for households and congregations; meaningful ways to mark the days of Lent beginning with Ash Wednesday at Home, a free printable resource.

Come, Pray

One-Minute read. After the last year in which churches around the world have been closed and congregations scattered, the SSJE Brothers invite you to “Come, Pray.” Join them in receiving the daily gift of prayer – at home or wherever you find yourself.

Episcopal Relief & Development Focuses on Lament in 2021 Lenten Meditations

Three-minute read. In response to the past year’s unprecedented events, Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2021 Lenten Meditations share deeply personal reflections on the theme of lament from a diverse group of writers. Many of the authors share experiences related to a variety of issues, including disease, violence, racial injustice, and poverty.

Lenten Program: Signs of Life – Why Church Matters

One-minute read.This five-week Lenten series comes from the Episcopal monks at the Society of Saint John the Evangelist. Worship engages our deepest human needs and has the power to transform our lives. Join the Brothers of SSJE in exploring the signs and symbols at the heart of Christian worship.

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