HERE ARE WEB SITES we've found or have received from Anglicans
Online readers. Let us know if
you come across other good links, and we'll add them here.
General resources for Lent
Holy Week and Easter
A lighthearted look at the customs of Shrove Tuesday.
Please note: These are in no particular order.
New for 2015
2015 Lenten resources from the Anglican Church of Canada.
2015 Episcopal Relief & Development Lent Meditations. In English and Spanish.
New for 2014
Resources for Lent, Easter, Pentecost. A detailed list of resources for worship and home, complied by the Reformed Church in America.
The Worship Well. An ecumenical listing of images, liturgies and music for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter.
From earlier years
50 Days of Fabulous. Readings and Reflections for Eastertide.
Swanlund and the Allegri Miserere. This is the first in a six-part series of brief meditations on Lent from the Church
of St Martin in the Fields, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA.
Episcopal Relief and Development Lenten Resources (updated annually).
and Fasting: Reflections for the Lenten Season. From CREDO.
Growing in Christ:
Bearing Fruit by Our Life together. A diocesan Lent course for 2013 from the Diocese
Kaam thiin ciek
yic - Moments: The 2013 Wau Diocese Lent Study Course. 'Written by staff of Wau Diocese in the Episcopal Church of Sudan, this
is a simple Lent course designed for use by anyone anywhere.'
Lent Appeal 2013.
From the Diocese of London.
Lent Madness. 'Lent Madness began
in 2010 as the brainchild of the Revd Tim Schenck. In seeking a fun, engaging way for people to learn about the men and women comprising
the Church's Calendar of Saints, Tim came up with this unique Lenten devotion. Combining his love of sports with his passion for the
lives of the saints, Lent Madness was born on his blog "Clergy Family Confidential."'
on Food. From the Anglican Church of Canada's Primate's World Relief and Development Fund.
Mission Project 2013. In Lent
2013, 'We will work hand-in-hand, in partnership, with The Mama Ada Foundation to transforms
lives within the faith communities of Kenya and the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. We will
help release the Rift Valley Province of Kenya from the bonds of poverty by enabling children's futures with tuition scholarships and
alleviating families’ hunger with seeds.'
Montreal Marks of
Mission. 'This bible study was initially conceived so that parishes could work and pray together over our biblical text during
the season of Lent, developing seeds of growth for themselves and for their parishes.'
Praying Our Lives: Daily videos for
Lent 2013. From the Society of St John the Evangelist, Cambridge USA.
'This is our story: Journeys of faith'.
Lent course for 2013 from Churches together in Britain and Ireland.
Transforming Lives. Lenten resources
for 2013 from the Anglican Board of Mission (Australia)
40 Ideas for Lent
from Ship of Fools: 'Sick of giving up chockies or cookies for Lent? Looking for some new ways to do things differently this year? Check
in over the next 40 days and 40 nights for creative ideas to take you from Ash Wednesday to Easter Saturday'.
Ashes to Easter
A large collection of links from St Luke's Church, Gondola Point, in the Diocese of Fredericton, Canada.
Sacred Space, Daily Prayers
Now available in twenty-one languages, Sacred Space gives the visitor 'Something
to think and pray about this week.' The site is seasonal only in that
any day/week/season you visit the prayers and thoughts are appropriate to that week and day. 'Produced by the Irish Jesuits.'
and Dürer: Passion Music and ImageryA site where you can simultaneously
view a woodcut from Dürer's 'Large Passion' series, along with the text and audio from a congruent area of Bach's St Matthew
Passion. 'The images are from the AMICO image library; the originals are held by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The audio clips
and text (both German and translation) are taken from the Karl Richter recording of J.S. Bach's Matthäus-Passion. The audio
clips are in RealAudio format'.
Church Fathers Lenten
Churchyear.net has produced a worthwhile Church Fathers Lenten Reading Plan for download.
Full Homely Divinity
has several pages on Lenten church customs, including Burying the Alleluia, Mothering
Sunday, the Dance of the Lenten Veils and pretzels.
into the Rhythm of Lent'
In a world of hyped events and a bombardment of images, Lent helps us rediscover the rhythm of God, which is as natural as breathing.
Richard Chartres, Bishop of London, in February 1999, gave this timeless sermon at
the beginning of Lent.
Keeping a Holy Lent
This four-page booklet (in pdf and html),
from the Revd Frank Logue, 'gives a brief introduction to Lent for folks who are new to liturgical churches'.
Lent for Dummies
A sermon preached by a student at the Episcopal Church at Princeton, Princeton University Chapel, March, 2003.
Lent, Holy Week and Easter Resources
A well-constructed list of resources from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.
Love Life Live Lent
'provides the inspiration to live Lent in a way that is spiritually enriching and will transform the world. It encourages people to be
generous, think of others and make a difference, without giving up chocolate!' An initiative of the Church of England Archbishops'
A website with clear directions for palm crosses, with photos.
Project Canterbury offers
Several Statutes in force for the observation of Lent: And Fish-dayes, at all other times Of the Year. With full and
ready notes in the margent, Shewing the effect in brief. Published by a well-wisher to peace, for the information of all persons
subject to the violation of the said Laws. London: Printed by Robert White, and are to be sold by him at his house in Warick
Lane in Warick Court. 1661.
Letter from the Bishop of Bath and Wells to his Clergy concerning their Behaviour during Lent. By Thomas Ken, D.D. London,
Thoughts about Lent for Busy People, by E. F. Pemberton.
Hints for Lent, by the Right Reverend A.C.A. Hall, Bishop of Vermont, no date.
Sunday, by G.D. Rosenthal. London: Church Literature Association, no date.
Lenten Fast, by the Revd Charles T. Stout. Milwaukee: Morehouse, no date.
Words from His Throne: A Study of the Cross, by the Rt Revd Charles Lewis Slattery while he was Bishop of Massachusetts.
All Lent all the time: readings and collects, Stations of the Cross, Lenten Meditations, with archives of liturgies, devotionals, prayers
and on and on.
Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross (Old
St Paul's, Edinburgh, Scotland)
'The Old St Paul's Stations were acquired in 1995 in a poor state
of repair. They were restored by the Conservation department of the National Museums of Scotland in March 1996. The stations were installed
on 23 March 1996, and used for the first time on Palm Sunday 1996. The stations comprise lime-wood reliefs mounted on an oak base surmounted
with the cross, and are to be found on the walls of the nave'.
of the Cross
contains much good background information about each station.
A vegetarian diet for Lent—promoting
vegetarianism throughout Christendom
Sponsored by the Christian Vegetarian Association.
Holy Week and Easter
and Easter at Faith
A number of ways that families can make use of each day of Holy Week.
Daily Office for Good Friday,
Holy Saturday, the Great Vigil
The Online Daily Office (US Book of Common Prayer) has that prayer book's liturgies for
Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and the Great Vigil of Easter.
Full Homely Divinity has
a thorough and interesting collection of information about Easter
customs, including 'recovering the Alleluia'.
The Seven Last Words
and Ban from the Cross of Christ: Meditations on the Seven Words on the Cross. Given in Trinity Church, New York, on
Good Friday, A.D. 1894. By Morgan Dix. New York, 1898.
Temple of His Body: Being Good Friday Addresses on the Seven Words from the Cross, by Edward Allan Larrabee. Milwaukee:
The Young Churchman, 1905.
Calls of the Conqueror: Being Good Friday Addresses on the Seven Words from the Cross, by Edward Allan Larrabee. Milwaukee:
The Young Churchman, 1908.
Works, and Grace: Addresses on the Seven Words from the Cross, by Arthur Chandler, Bishop of Bloemfontein. London: SPCK,
St John Chrysostom's Easter Sermon