Lenten Resources and Activities

Lent is a special time of contemplation and reflection. We offer these listings to help guide your Lenten journey.

The presiding bishop checks out her plane The presiding bishop commends the traditional Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting and almsgiving as a kind of tune-up for the spiritual life. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's Lenten message


Events and Activities

  • Feb. 14, 21, 28, March 6, 10 & 13: Arc of History Bends Toward Justice: The Civil Rights Struggle, Then As Now, a very special Lenten series with first-person accounts of the civil rights struggle, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. (special event with Congressman John Lewis Monday, March 10, at 1 p.m.)
  • Feb. 14, 21, 28, March 6 & 13: Finding God in the Questions Lenten series, St. Paul's Church, Malden, Thursdays at 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12 & 19: Jesus the Enigma: Who Is Your Jesus? Lenten series co-sponsored by the Harvard Episcopal Chaplaincy, The Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 23: Lenten Day of Prayer, St. Margaret's Convent, Boston, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • March 4: Refreshment Day, Bethany House of Prayer, Arlington, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • March 8: Winter Creativity Workshop, Bethany House of Prayer, Arlington, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • March 14: Lenten Quiet Evening, Spiritual Life Center, Trinity Church, Wrentham, 6 p.m.
  • March 15: "Sharing Jesus," diocesan spring learning event with guest speaker Marcus Borg, Boston University, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • March 16-23: Holy Week at St. Paul's Cathedral in Boston