I think you’ll enjoy and be edified by the short video about Lent below — put out by our Roman Catholic Friends at BustedHalo.com. Our Episcopal/Anglican traditions are closely related in many ways, and other than a couple of RC terms (e.g. “mass”), the overall themes conveyed here ring true for the way Episcopalians celebrate Lent.
A different kind of Lenten discipline Lent is a unique and sacred season of the Christian year. I’ve written in past years (see “Lent’s Mysterious Call of Spirit“) about how moved I am by the mysteries of our faith and this time of year when we are called to reflect deeply on them. Lent is […]
I’m sharing a link to my reflections and poem at the beginning of this holy season of Lent: Lent’s Mysterious Call of Spirit What does Lent mean to you? What practices help you experience the holiness of Lent more fully? Photo Credit: “Crown of thorns on cross” by Mike Rogal via BigStockPhoto
Lent as a church season In most Christian churches throughout the world, today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Lent is a period of 40 weekdays, observed by believers as a penitential and devotional preparation for Holy Week and Easter Sunday’s remembrance of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is also […]