Summary of Lenten Offerings
CONCILIAR MEDIA LENTEN RESOURCES
The Jesus Prayer, by Fr. David Hester: This is a terrific booklet for understanding one of Orthodoxy's treasures--the Jesus Prayer.
Some Thoughts on Fasting, by an Orthodox Priest: Why do we fast? What should we be doing during the fast? How “strict” should we be? This article addresses these questions.
Lent and Pascha Store: Conciliar has prayer ropes, music, crosses, children’s books, icons, liturgical supplies, and readings to aid your Lenten devotions.
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA
Journey Through Great Lent Zine: “This nine week unit spans the Great Fast with clear, vivid introductions to the season’s Scriptures, Traditions, saints, and services.”
Journey Through Holy Week: In this zine-style booklet, author Stephania Gianulis follows Christ and the Church through each stage of Holy Week.
Lenten Journey Bracelet: A lesson plan and activity to help children through their Lenten journey.
GOA Lenten Page: A wealth of information, music, icons, and resources on the feasts and services of the Triodion, Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha.
PHYLLIS ONEST LENTEN RESOURCES
Lenten Board Game, Pascha card, Lent, Holy Week & Pascha Resources, Pascha vs. Easter, Eggs, Bunnies & Baskets article 2012 edition – handout, Lenten Calendar 2012 – handout, A Special Pascha Tree: The Triodion Sundays - bulletin board handout
These are wonderful resources for teachers, parents, and children!
ORTHODOX FAMILY LIFE LENTEN ARTICLES
“Preparing for the Feast”
"A Mother's Lenten Meditation"
"Ways to Share Great Lent and Pascha with your Child"
"Keeping Lent at Home"
"There is Always Time"
"Beginning the Great Fast"
ORTHODOX CHURCH OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
Journey to Pascha Focus Unit: This unit includes 6 lessons for ages 4 through 18 “During Great Lent we prepare ourselves for the Great Feast of Pascha. In this unit we will be studying the events that we celebrate during Holy Week and Pascha. Included in this unit are icons, activities, and both texts and explanations of services and prayers.”
OCA DCE "Journey to Pascha"
Activities for Great Lent: Two Lenten activities for each of the following age groups: Grades 2-3, 4-6, and 7-8.