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Great Lent

We are in the blessed Great Lent in the Orthodox Church. We put together our favorite resources to keep you inspired, focused and growing through this joyful season of the church. 

Inspiration Starts Here

Fasting to Feasting


Watch Fr. Timothy's message about this special season of Great Lent and how we can make the most of it.

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A personal planner to go along with Fr. Timothy's "Fasting to Feasting" sermon. Create your Lent plan here!

Fasting to Feasting Planner

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Read Fr. Anthony Messeh's blog post about why we fast during lent and how fasting can benefit us spiritually.

Why Do We Fast During Lent?

Blog post
Metal Cross

Written by H.G. Bishop Suriel, this practical guide toward increasing our spirituality throughout the Great Lent.

A Practical Journey through Lent

Personal resource

Lent Reading

Open Bible

Bible Reading Plans

During this time of Great Lent, we can draw near to God by focusing on His word. We compiled these two Bible reading plans for Lent.

Watch & Listen

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The Road To Resurrection


Watch Fr. Abraham's message about our journey through Lent on the road to the Resurrection.


Lent Hymns


Great Lent is filled with beautiful, unique hymns only chanted during this time of year. This playlist compiles some of these special hymns.

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Lent Book Recommendations


Fr. Anthony, Fr. Timothy, and Fr. Abraham discuss what they are reading to refocus their attention on Christ during this special time.

Kids & Teens

Kids in Church

Great Lent for Families

Great Lent is a wonderful time for families to come together and follow Jesus on his journey to the cross and resurrection. In this guide, you'll find a list of ideas for families with kids in preschool and elementary to help you PRAY, FAST and GIVE in a variety of ways

More Great Lent Resources


The Great Lent Guide


Fr. Pishoy Kamel writes a guide about Great Lent and the meaning behind the different themes.

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Spiritual Exercises During Lent


Find prayers, reading material, personal reflections, and more to help you grow and reflect this Lent.

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Lent Recipes Book

Online recipe book

Simple vegan recipes to take the guesswork out of the dietary changes of Lent. Find recipes for all meals in this guide.

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