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New Ideas about Forty Days of Penance

Mar 1, 2018

For Christians, Lent is a time of fasting and penance, a reminder of Jesus’ time in the wilderness. What do wizards and elves have to do with Lent? Not much by themselves, but Michael Fischer tells us how the fantasy series ‘The Lord of the Rings’ offers a new way to think about mercy and fellowship. Check out his blog and reading schedule here.

Bishop Eugene Sutton, head of Maryland’s Episcopal Diocese, talks about going deeper into self-reflection during Lent. More information on 'Bishops Against Gun Violence' here.