Category: Lent

Meditation for Saturday in the first week of Lent

“You have heard that it was said, “You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.” But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you… Matthew 5:43-44 Grant...

Meditation for Friday in the first week of Lent

But if the wicked turn away from all their sins that they have committed and keep all my statutes and do what is lawful and right, they shall surely live; they shall not die....

Meditation for Thursday in the first week of Lent

Then Queen Esther, seized with deadly anxiety, fled to the Lord. She took off her splendid apparel and put on the garments of distress and mourning, and instead of costly perfume she covered her...

Meditation for Tuesday in the first week of Lent

Pray then in this way: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread....

Cantuar on Lent

This is fabulous. Spend the next four minutes hearing Rowan Williams reflect on the meaning of Lent. Thanks to Kevin Harper for this one.

Meditation for the First Sunday in Lent

Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the...

Meditation for Saturday after Ash Wednesday

The Pharisees and their scribes were complaining to his disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?” Jesus answered, “Those who are well have no need of a physician,...

Herbert Festivall Poetry — Lent

Today is the feast day of George Herbert. Since this little corner of the interwebs is named after a line in a Herbert poem, we like to keep his octave. Last year, it is...

Meditation for Friday after Ash Wednesday

Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.” Matthew 9:13 Make us worthy, Lord, to serve others throughout the world...