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Lent resources

LentI’m collecting links here to resources for Lent. Especially for those who are not regulars here.

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Shrove Tuesday (day before Lent)

We give up “Alleluia” during Lent (and, since we cannot say the word, refer to it as the “A” word).

Alleluias we now forfeit in this holy time of Lent. Alleluias we relinquish as we for our sins repent, A Hymn for Shrove Tuesday We do not use the Gloria (“Glory to God in the highest…”) in the Eucharist in Lent.
Reflection on Shrove Tuesday
The quaint practice of getting eggs to make pancakes to use up the eggs we give up (to allow them to hatch in Northern Spring!)…
Mardi Gras – “fat Tuesday”

Ash Wednesday and beyond

Ash Wednesday – A Service for the Beginning of Lent
A few simple suggestions for during Lent
What is Lent – especially translating it to the Southern Hemisphere
Palm Sunday/ Passion Sunday
Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday)
Good Friday

The catechumenate

For communities that follow a catechumenal process in which Lent is central:

Lenten preparation (catechumenate)
receiving the Lord’s Prayer (catechumenate)
receiving the creed (catechumenate)
enrolment for baptism (catechumenate)

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