Category - lent

  • February 7, 2012

    Durung Lent, Christian Ecology Link is asking supporters to think and act on food sourcing in their local church communities and further afield.

  • February 2, 2012

    A four part ‘Faith Matters’ lecture series takes place in Westminster Cathedral Hall on Tuesday evenings in Lent 2012.

  • April 5, 2011

    “ 'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free”. The Shaker hymn has always been dear to me; not least because its open-spaced and perfectly poised melody makes such a perfect fit with the spirit of the plain, graceful words.

  • March 16, 2011

    United States anti-poverty church activists have launched a 40-day Lenten campaign to put the issue of global poverty into sharper focus.

  • March 14, 2011

    Busy commuters in some cities in the United States had the church come to them last week on Ash Wednesday, bringing the message to the streets.

  • March 11, 2011

    Neither International Women's Day nor Ash Wednesday usually have any great significance for me, says Jill Segger. The Quaker belief that all days and times carry the sacred within them is usually sufficient. But this year, I am moved to consider it possible that I may have been mistaken.

  • March 8, 2011

    When guerrilla soldiers threatened Amparo in her home in northern Colombia she had to make the most terrifying decision of her life – flee with her children and leave everything behind, or die.

  • January 25, 2011

    This Lent, Christian Aid is using social media and blogging Bishops to encourage people to use the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter to pray, act and give.

  • April 2, 2010

    The seventh and final installment in a series of 2010 Lent and Holy Week blogs from Willard Roth focusing on places of particular spiritual intensity and interest across Britain and Ireland.

  • March 28, 2010

    While peace groups still lobby for the wall to come down in Israel and for countless other injustices to cease around the world, says Sande Ramage, the Waihopai 3 in Aotearioa/ New Zealand challenge us about just how radical our Christianity needs to be.