Tag Archives: lent

Ash Wednesday, Cancer, loss

Somehow the thought of giving up something for lent is difficult. What do we choose and why? this year it’s hard for this teacher february 12 I lost one of my best friends to cancer.  you know…the type of friend … Continue reading

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Purple = Prepare

We are getting ready to head into purple again. On the Liturgical Calendar, when we see PURPLE we PREPARE and here we are the time has gone so quickly from advent, through christmas, and then it seems a very short … Continue reading

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For these 40 days….

  forty days forty nights a phrase thats heard more than once in the bible some will translate it to mean just that exactly 40 days and 40 nights when in reality it translates to  “a very long time” Forty … Continue reading

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were you marked?

Ash Wednesday has come and gone, and now we are in lent and should be thinking (well…really we should be thinking all the time) but especially in Lent we are in a time of preparation a time of bringing ourselves … Continue reading

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Lenten Songs of Reflection

  Purple is the color of Lent When we look at our liturgical calendar  we associate Purple with Advent and Lent When we see purple we should automatically know that we are in a season in which we are preparing … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross

We are heading into Lent….no really for us teachers we are because preparations need to start long before the lesson begins. Lent starts, Ash Wednesday what will you give up encourage yourself and your class as well as your family … Continue reading

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Lent, Death, and Children

Lent is that time of year when in religious education we talk about DEATH specifically the death of Jesus through Crucifixion. But for many first graders this is the first time hearing about the crucifixion, resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus … Continue reading

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Can you say: Crucifixion, Resurrection, Ascension???

Even first Graders can remember these words: Crucifixion Resurrection Ascension I’m not saying they’ll fully understand them…after all do we really understand deeply the impact of those three words? In teaching these ideas to young grades stick with the most … Continue reading

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