Lent as a Time of Refreshment and Opportunity - The Rev'd Dr George Westhaver, Principal, Pusey House, Oxford

A Note from the Rector on Lent in the Parishes of Sackville and Dorchester 2018

 

SELF-EXAMINATION AND REPENTANCE

Making a Lenten Rule - A 'Chinese Menu' Approach

Private Confession: A Handbook for Anglicans - A Priest of the DIocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

 

PRAYER

For a schedule of Sunday services, the Daily Office and celebrations of the Holy Eucharist, see 'This Week'

Our Lenten reading this year is Dorothy L. Sayers' essay, 'The Other Six Deadly Sins'. Each week a section of this essay is quoted in Rector's Corner.

 

FASTING AND SELF-DENIAL

The Lenten Fast - Bishop Kallistos Ware, from The Lenten Triodion

 

READING AND MEDITATION UPON GOD'S HOLY WORD

Brief devotional meditations on the readings for Morning and Evening Prayer for each day are available at the back of the church each Sunday. These are from the Common Prayer series published by St Peter Publications of Charlottetown.

Lectionary Central has a great wealth of sermons and commentary on the ancient Collects, Epistles and Gospels for the Christian Year.

On Contemplation - The Rev'd David Phillips, Chaplain, Holy Trinity Church, Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

AND, JUST FOR FUN...

Lent Madness

 

POETRY

New Poetry for Lent 2018 from the Kings Chapel Community in Halifax.

New Poetry will be posted day-by-day this Lent. If you would like to have the poems sent directly to you e-mail each day in Lent, please contact Fr Ingalls. His cell number & e-mail address are on the bulletins posted on this website.

Shrove Tuesday, February 13 - George Herbert, 'Lent'

Ash Wednesday, February 14 - T.S. Eliot, 'Ash Wednesday,' Part 1

Thursday, February 15 - Scott Cairns, 'Hesychasterion'

Friday, February 16 - Gerald Manley Hopkins - 'I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day'

Saturday, February 17 - Mary Oliver, 'The Fourth Sign of the Zodiac'

First Sunday in Lent, February 18 - Evelyn Underhill, 'Introversion'

Monday, February 19 - Marie Howe, 'Prayer'

Tuesday, February 20 - Jan Zwicky, 'Desire'

Wednesday, February 21 - Excerpt from a poem by Kailash Vajpeyi