lent

  • July 11, 2019

    An Exeter parish is one of a growing number of congregations that have made significant changes to reduce their environmental impact, and has received a LiveSimply award from the Catholic aid agency CAFOD.

  • March 9, 2019

    Mortality, weakness, poverty and oppression – the Ash Wednesday service throws light on what is wrong in the world and ourselves.

  • February 23, 2019

    The call to climate action has got louder and during Lent 2019, Christians are being invited to respond by making significant lifestyle changes.

  • February 14, 2018

    The World Council of Churches Ecumenical Water Network has invited people to use the season of Lent to reflect on water. This year, the focus is on Latin America.

  • March 6, 2017

    Many Christians throughout the world are observing Lent, traditionally a season of spiritual reflection, self-discipline and repentance.

  • February 9, 2017

    The Church of South India (CSI), Green Anglicans and other groups are sharing creative ways to observe a 'carbon fast' during the Lenten season.

  • April 16, 2014

    So Easter is upon us. But the darkness of Good Friday has to be endured before the time of waiting and the anticipation of resurrection. This is always the Christian story. The ashes and the glory go together - a thought which makes looking back on where we have come from this Lenten season an important part of the continuing journey forward.

  • April 1, 2014

    Half a million people are going without adequate food in Britain. The End Hunger Fast initiative, which is being backed by Ekklesia and others, is inviting people across the country to join in with a national day of fasting on 4th April 2014.

  • March 28, 2014

    "Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong". This is an epithet attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, said of Nelson Mandela, and central to a Christian understanding of strength as the power of love rather than a love for the kind of power that overwhelms.

  • March 21, 2014

    Members of the London Catholic Worker group are organising another vigil outside Wandsworth prison tomorrow (Saturday 22 March 2014), from 1-4 pm, in support of imprisoned peace and anti-war activist Martin Newell, a Catholic priest from east London.