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Resources for Lent

Ash Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 marks the beginning of the season of Lent, traditionally a time of reflection and expectation in preparation for Easter.  It ends on Saturday, March 31, the day before Easter.

To learn more about the tradition of Lent and how to celebrate it, download a copy of Pastor Higgins’ paper, “On Keeping a Holy Lent” from which the quote is from.

Fireplace Reading & Reflection


"The purpose of Lent is…above all is a preparation to rejoice in His love.  And this preparation consists in receiving the gift of His Mercy—a gift which we receive insofar as we open our hearts to it, casting out what cannot remain in the same room with mercy." -- Thomas Merton

Lent, therefore, is a time for focusing on the heart, a time for asking questions about our spiritual health...