Lent Madness

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February 4, 2018

A worshiper receives ashes at St. Bart’s in New York City. Photo: Episcopal Church submission

[Episcopal News Service] Instead of seeing this Lenten season as a time to do without, you can approach it from a more plentiful perspective: an opportunity to grow...

March 26, 2017

 

The Rev. Scott Gunn, left, and the Rev. Tim Schenck pose with a cutout of 2015 Golden Halo winner St. Francis of Assisi. Photo: Lent Madness

[Episcopal News Service] The bracket is packed with big names. The matchups can be intense. Individual results may hinge on last-minute...

March 2, 2017

For the eighth year running, people worldwide are gearing up for Lent Madness, the “saintly smackdown” in which thirty-two saints do battle to win the coveted Golden Halo. Calling itself the world’s most popular online Lenten devotion, Lent Madness brings together cut-throat...

February 2, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The season of Lent, the 46 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter, begins Feb. 10 this year, and across the Episcopal Church there are a number of devotional resources to help Episcopalians observe a holy Lent.

Below are links to information about...

November 3, 2015

[Lent Madness press release] While much of the world is recovering from the Halloween sugar high, another segment of the population is casting their collective eye toward the church’s season of Lent. It may be more than three months away, but the 2016 bracket of 32 saints has been...

June 26, 2015

Edwin Johnson of the Diocese of Massachusetts casts his first-ever Lent Madness ballot during “Lent Madness Day” at General Convention on June 25. Photo: Sharon Sheridan / Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Heard of Christmas in July? At General Convention...

March 27, 2013

[Lent Madness – press release] While college basketball fans are in the midst of March Madness, Christians can now relax after a nail-biting finish to Lent Madness 2013. In the final match-up, former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins worked her way past St. Luke to win the coveted Golden Halo...

April 4, 2012

Mary Magdalene has won the coveted 2012 Golden Halo, beating out Queen Emma of Hawaii. Photo/Lent Madness

[Lent Madness] After several weeks of intense voting, Mary Magdalene has won the coveted 2012 Golden Halo.

Lent Madnesss, the wildly popular online devotion that teaches...

February 21, 2012

Tim Schenck

[Episcopal News Service] Cualquiera que considere la Cuaresma como [una estación] aburrida o terriblemente seria no se ha conocido al Rdo. Tim Schenck.

En tanto otros episcopales pueden estar contemplando si renunciar al chocolate o a las...

February 20, 2012

Tim Schenck

[Episcopal News Service] Anyone who considers Lent boring or deadly serious never met the Rev. Tim Schenck.

While other Episcopalians may be contemplating whether to give up chocolate or alcohol, or which spiritual discipline to take on...

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