Lent and Holy Week Resources 2013

Well, here we go again !
I'll be updating as we go along

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From Christine Sine At Godspace, nine new links to Stations Of The Cross from various parts of the world

Stations Of The Cross from Franciscan Fr. Jacek Orzechowski- Quotations are from a manuscript:The Ecological Crisis is A Moral Crisis Pope JPII on Environmental Responsibility
Bere Island Holy Week 2013 Free Retreat Videos from Fr Laurence Freeman. Click here for more details

  • BBC Radio 4 Lenten Talks Each 15 minutes long. Theme is Abandonment.
 Click here for details and link to listen to the first two talks.

  • Over the course of the next three weeks author Malcolm Guite will post three sonnets reflecting on a different Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness.The first sonnet is here and also an mp3 reading.The Sonnets are all drawn from his new collection Sounding the Seasons published by Canterbury Press and available from the publisher and from Amazon etc.
  • From The Irish Dominican's, this site is not just for Lent but is an all year round recommendation : Today's Good News
  •  I particularly like the section called Jacob's Well with some wonderful reflections by  Fr Donagh O' Shea, whose book,"Take Nothing For The Journey" (1990) is one of my favourites.

  •  Christine Sine at Godspace Return To The Senses have a study guide for Return to Our Senses: Reimagining How We Pray -The guide can be downloaded free and Return to Our Senses will be available at a special discounted price to facilitate its use.

  • Starting on February 12th, this Spiritual Exercises blog starts the Lenten journey towards Easter with six young Jesuits as guides. The authors say that by Easter Sunday, anyone who has followed these reflections regularly will have a basic introduction to the whole of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola.
The resources below are all FREE and were posted in 2012

  • Helpful Readings and Commentaries For Holy Week here
  • Seven Last Words on The Cross here

  • Stations of The Cross Video Selection here

  • Stations /Way Of The Cross Multimedia Selection here

  • Selection of  Poems For Holy Week here

  • Taize Chants/videos here

  • Kyrie Eleison Chants / Music Videos here

  • Classical Music Selection for Holy Week here

  • Contemporary Music Holy Week here

  • Update- Full Archive of my 2013 and 2012 Lenten posts here.
  •  Some multimedia resources on The Stations / Way of The Cross/The Passion of Jesus in advance of Holy Week from here

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