Category Archives: Lenten Devotion

Rejoice! Gospel Meditations, by Louis Evely

Lent invites us to refresh our souls, to refocus our lives, to set things right. Rejoice! by Louis Evely, has a way of growing us out of our comfort zones into the light. It challenges us to lift our crosses … Continue reading

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Feast of Pontius Pilate, by E. Ann McIntyre

Who would have thought that any of the Gospel villains would merit a feast on the liturgical calendar or have churches erected in their memory? Believe it or not, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church considers Pontius Pilate and his wife, … Continue reading

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Yes, a Short Story by Ann McIntyre

During a cold and damp Lent, Yes, a homeless immigrant, barely survives his crossing of the Mediterranean to Italy. Suffering from pneumonia and a multitude of injuries, he finds shelter among Bernini’s colonnade in Vatican City, drawing disdainful stares from … Continue reading

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Joy: Meditations on the Joyful Heritage of Christianity, by Louis Evely

  “We can understand Lent…we devote ourselves to penance, compassion and mortification, but how lax we are during the days that follow our sorrow. We do not even know how to rejoice…The day is coming when the Spirit of Truth … Continue reading

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Margaret Rose Realy and Lent – CWG February Book Blast

This month’s CWG Book Blast is to get you ready for Lent. We’re a little behind, but that doesn’t make Margaret Rose Realy’s book any less applicable. It’s a perfect springtime meditation as well. It has the CWG Seal of … Continue reading

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Lent: You’re Invited!

“What are you giving up for Lent?” my son, Christian, asked me today. “Meat,” I said (among other things, but I’ll save that for next week’s blog.) Being a huge carnivore like me, Christian responded, “Wow, that will be a … Continue reading

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Perfect for Lent – Book Review by Michael Seagriff

Don’t begin Lent without this book! When was the last time you journeyed through Lent as a family? Have you ever suggested praying, fasting, and giving alms together? Don’t think your family has the time to do these things? Not … Continue reading

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A private or community meditation for use during Lent.

Stations of the Cross Leader:                                     Let Us Pray Response:         Lord, you accepted this journey for our benefit and in our place. Help us to recognize the depth of your love for us so that we may set that love as … Continue reading

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