If Lent were a competitive sport, Rachel Held Evans would win this year. She gets points for creativity, vulnerability, simplicity, and a distinctly Paschal practice. Luckily, Lent, like origami, isn’t a competitive sport.
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“The veiling of crosses and images is a sort of ‘fasting’ from sacred depictions which represent the paschal glory of our salvation.”
Editor’s picks of stuff online that was memorable—even outstanding—this Lent.
Here is my hymn text for the Fourth Sunday of Lent in the B Cycle of the Roman Catholic three-year Sunday lectionary cycle. I look forward to readers’ suggestions for changes in word choice, rhyme scheme, progress of thought, and hymn-tune pairing.
Here is a proposed hymn text for the Third Sunday of Lent, Year B in the Roman Catholic Sunday 3-year lectionary cycle. I invite your comments and critique.
Here is the second hymn of the day text that I have created for Cycle B of the Roman Catholic Sunday lectionary system.
Asking his congregation to get permanent tattoos as a part of their Lenten observances may be one of the craziest things Ecclesia pastor Chris Seay has done at his artsy, pop-culture-savvy Montrose church.
I’ve been guilty of it myself when I was younger. But we really have to stop this weirdness around removing water from the baptismal font during Lent. I know we get Jesus in the desert for the First Sunday of Lent, but he doesn’t have to stay there! Send to Kindle:
“We have two entrances and one exit,” Rev. Patricia Cook said. “So we should be able to do this fairly quickly.”
Here’s a book for Lent. And the authors are inviting people to share their Lenten stories at their website.