Life Transformed: The Way of Love in Lent and Easter
The journey through Lent into Easter is a journey with Jesus. We are baptized into his life, self-giving, and death, then we rise in hope to life transformed. This Lent, faith communities will be invited to walk with Jesus in his Way of Love and into the experience of transformed life.
Updated and expanded Way of Love resources for Lent and Easter are available here and include: a series of Adult Forums, a Quiet Day curriculum, a customizable publicity poster, and a daily calendar.
Adult Forum: This set of seven Adult Forums, suitable to diverse settings, ties the Easter Vigil readings to the seven practices of the Way of Love. Drawing on the ancient practice of setting aside Lent as a period of study and preparation for living as a Christian disciple (known as the catechumenate), the forums draw participants to reflect on salvation history, walk toward the empty tomb, and embrace the transforming reality of love, life, and liberation. As we stand with the three women at the empty tomb, we hear Jesus’ call to go and live that transformed reality. (Format: Digital download.)
Quiet Day: The Quiet Day curriculum condenses the forums into a single-day journey. Offered as an option for churches and dioceses seeking an alternative to the weekly class. (Format: Digital download.)
Daily Calendar: This calendar, based on Mary Bea Sullivan’s Living the Way of Love (Church Publishing, 2019), offers a daily practice and scriptural reference throughout Lent. Individuals may choose to use this resource to make a daily special intention to turn, learn, pray, worship, bless, go, or rest.
Resources available in English and Spanish here. Way of Love resources can be used across all seasons.
Additional seasonal resources here include: