Study and preparation are customary for Christians during Lent. Many churches plan special programs in which prayer practices, Bible study, or service to others are emphasized. It is a time for those who will be baptized at the Easter Vigil (or to be Confirmed in the spring) to study and reflect...
Bishop Andy Doyle offers a message for the 2017 Lenten season.
[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2017 Lenten Meditations is now available in English and Spanish at episcopalrelief.org/Lent. This special online toolkit includes links to order printed booklets from the Episcopal Marketplace, download a PDF...
Following the U.S. led invasion in 2003 that ended Saddam Hussein’s authoritarian regime, Al-Bayte, 32, worked construction for the U.S. government, a job for which he later received threats. In 2005, he left first for Syria, and then India, where he studied information technology.
On Ash Wednesday, churches across the Diocese of Texas took the imposition of the ashes out into the streets for Ashes To Go.
Bishop Doyle delivers his 2016 Lenten message.
“The season of Lent is upon us,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry said in his Message for Lent 2016. “It is a season of making a renewed commitment to participate and be a part of the movement of Jesus in this world.”
The season of Lent, the 46 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter, begins Feb. 10 this year, and across the Episcopal Church there are a number of devotional resources to help Episcopalians observe a holy Lent.