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Resources for Keeping a Holy Lent

The season of Lent, the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter, begins on March 6. The Episcopal Church, the Society for St. John the Evangelist, and Living Compass offer no-cost Lenten devotions, reflections, and curricula for individuals and congregations.

Episcopal Relief & Development offers meditations via email each day of Lent. To receive a meditation each morning beginning Ash Wednesday, March 6, sign up online.

The Society for St. John the Evangelist (SSJE) offers four free, web-based programs for use by individuals or groups: Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of JohnFive Marks of LoveGrowing a Rule of Life and It’s Time To…Stop, Pray, Work, Play and Love.

Life Transformed – The Way of Love in Lent, offers resources based on Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Way of Love practices and the Easter Vigil readings. Materials include a seven-week Adult Forum program and a quiet day curriculum.

Learn more.

The Episcopal Church’s Becoming Beloved Community curriculum includes seasonal formation resources for Lent and Advent. Learn more online.

The 2019 Living Compass Lenten booklet, Living Well Through Lent, features reflections from the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, Victoria L. Garvey, the Rev. Dr. Micah Jackson, and the Rev. Dr. Scott Stoner. Living Compass provides free print and electronic booklets to congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago while supplies last. Order online  and use code EDOCLENT. Also Available online: Vivir una Buena Cuaresma 2019.