We are in the season of Great Lent 2023, the holiest season of our ecclesiastical year. It is a season of penance, reflection, and fasting which prepares us for the joyous celebration of the Resurrection of Christ. This period of joyful-sadness is a great time to purposefully reflect on Jesus Christ, His sacrifice for our sins, and His victory over death through His resurrection. During this time, we are encouraged to fast, to pray more and practice intentional charity. To help you take a meaningful journey through Lent, we have put together a range of Lenten resources that you can use as you journey through this holy season.
Here is a daily Lenten reading plan that takes you through Jesus’s life and ministry and into his passion, death, and resurrection. This daily Bible reading plan will help you focus on repentance and reflection and prepare for the celebration of the resurrection on Easter. Use these daily Bible readings as a great way to cover the entire Bible and grow in your faith as you think upon all that Jesus Christ has done for you!
Prayer is an essential part of the Lenten experience as it is the main source of communication to God. Here are some short, but powerful prayers which can help you prayerfully enter into Lent and stay connected to God. This lenten season take a step closer to the Lord praying along with these daily lenten prayer videos.
During the season of Great Lent we journey to Pascha. We make this journey together in prayer, fasting, repentance, and alms giving. The season of Great Lent is a journey of healing, with a focus on areas of our life that need God’s help. It is a spiritual journey and its destination is Easter, ‘the Feast of Feasts.’ Here is a roadmap to help you understand the connection between Lent and Easter, especially the important days leading up to Pascha.
Why do Christians celebrate lent, and what is Lent all about? This article offers everything you need to know about Lent. Learn more about this important season, and how celebrating it can help you prepare for Easter, and to become closer to the Savior.
Devotionals are a great way to prepare your heart during this important season of reflection. Enrich your faith journey this Lent with these meaningful devotionals which provide thought-provoking insights and guidance on how best to live out this special time of journeying.
Week one: Repentance that Leads to Reconciliation
Week two: Spiritual Disciplines – Prayer
Week three: Spiritual Disciplines – Fasting
An insightful article to help you view Lent not as an obligation but an invitation from God – an opportunity given by God to change our lives.
This article offers some practical steps as to how we can prepare our family for the season of Great Lent and draw closer to God during this holy season.
Great Lent is a powerful season that calls us to a deepening focus on Christ’s suffering, death, and resurrection. In this short video, HH Moran Mor Athanasius Yohan I Metropolitan explains the significance of this season of prayer, fasting, and giving, and how you can make the most of this time of spiritual renewal and repentance to deepen your relationship with the Lord Jesus.
Lent is a journey to transformation. In this video, Athanasius Yohan I Metropolitan explains in less than two minutes what the Lenten journey is all about.
In this video, Athanasius Yohan I Metropolitan reminds us of what the season of Lent is meant for.
Why do we fast during Lent? What is its true purpose? In this video, Athanasius Yohan I Metropolitan reminds us of what ‘True fasting’ is all about.
These devotionals are designed to support you in your faith journey through Lent, as you seek to make the most out of this holy season.
Week One: When Calculations Go Wrong
Week Three: A Colorless to a Colorful Life
Week Four: Dirty Hands, Deceptive Hearts and the Daring Woman
This lent daily devotional offers brief reflections and prayers for each day of lent as an aid to help you focus on Jesus and know and experience Him in a deeper, more intimate way.
What is Lent? Why does the church observe Lent? How do we benefit by adhering to the Lenten faith? Are there practical guidelines for observing Lent? Questions like these and many more, find their answers in this booklet.
Why did the almighty creator God have to become a man? Why did God have to offer Himself as a sacrifice to save mankind? Why did God die? This book answers these tough questions while addressing the all-important question of how we, as humans, can live a life of freedom over sin and death.
Jesus Christ made seven remarkable statements during the hours He spent nailed to the cross. This book reflects on Jesus’ final words on the cross and the deep meaning they conveyed.