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Spiritual Practices: Lent & Easter

resources to support contemplative beginners and adepts, including individuals, families, small groups and congregational practices

Books & Downloads

     Faithful Families for Lent, Easter & Resurrection     Holy Solitude                    Rise: An Authentic Lenten Devotional     A Story to Tell: Devotions for Lent 2021

50 Days of Spiritual Practice from Easter to Pentecost Up to 500 Copies image 1 Journey from Easter to Pentecost with 50 Days of Spiritual Practice. Each week takes you through a different theme to deepen your faith. Do all the activities or pick and choose as your schedule allows. This is a “perpetual calendar” designed to be used every year. Match up the weeks with your calendar and pencil them in!


 Speak, My Soul is ideal for both personal and group use and includes the following:

  • A daily and weekly rhythm for personal devotion, reflection, prayer, and suggestions for journaling
  • A Small Group Leader’s Guide, including tips on developing listening groups, teaching active listening skills, and group dynamics
  • Speak, My Soul Psalms: Bonus content with reflection questions for six additional psalms
  • Lenten Retreat Guide
  • Inner Path Identifiers: a chart of traits, challenges, and disciplines associated with each of the seven inner paths for further reflections

The online retreat features Beth A. Richardson’s book Walking in the Wilderness: Seeking God During Lent, and:

  • Daily devotional readings from the book, available in the online classroom

  • Weekly live worship services every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. CENTRAL time

  • Weekly conversations with author Beth A. Richardson

  • Space for comments and interaction with other eCourse registrants

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for viewing.

To purchase copies of the book, visit The Upper Room online store.

Register here to receive 50% off the eCourse. (Regular price: $30) 

Spiritual Practices - General

From Ashes to GloryFrom Ashes to Glory
A way of praying the Examen through Lent, with materials by Joseph Tetlow, SJ. Take up the practice of reflecting on your day, its gifts and graces, and the progress you are making in life with Christ.

On Not Taking Lent out on Our Bodies

By Jodi Belcher (she/her/hers) in Building Faith on Feb 07, 2023


Wild Goose Publications

The Iona Community offers numerous resources, spanning from Lenten devotionals, liturgies for Ash Wednesday, Mother's Day, Earth Day, and Holy Week to Easter; at-home family activities, and more.

 (for family use)

Stations of the Cross Worship Videos, along with the included liturgical script and reflection booklet, allow you to create an interactive, virtual and contemplative Stations of the Cross worship experience.

The Great Banquet: Parable Series

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