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SSJE devotional shapes Lenten practice

The Society of St. John the Evangelist (SSJE) has created a series of two- to three-minute videos as the catalysts for your daily Lenten reflection. Signing up on the SSJE website (for free!) will bring the video and a daily reflection question to your email in-box.

Access a digital Advent Calendar

Add this digital Advent calendar, available on Pinterest, to your family’s seasonal devotions. (You do not need to sign in to Pinterest to follow the daily calendar.)

Lenten Reflection: Emptiness

Love the emptiness. If you do not have space in your soul – if you keep yourself filled on food or constant activity or ever-new ideas– your desire will be blunted or even perverted. We have been created with the gift of desire, to long for, to anticipate. – Br. Curtis Almquist Society of Saint John the Evangelist To Read More, Click Here Video not displaying? Click here to view: http://youtu.be/g4cwj-BZgS0 Question for Reflection: Where might life be waiting to…

Lenten Reflection: Suffering

It was not because Jesus was oblivious to pain that enabled him to undergo such cruelty. It was because he knew the depth of human grief and loss and despair. And he knew that, because he loved. – Br. James Koester Society of Saint John the Evangelist To Read More, Click Here Video not displaying? Click here to view: http://youtu.be/yekhlcwk4S4 Question for Reflection: Will you ask God to transform your suffering into greater love? Comments: We welcome your comments on…

Lenten Reflection: Revelation

Take up these symbols of the new life: towel and basin and water. Let them be for you a sign of your love for him and your gratitude for all that he has done for you. Let them be for you a pledge of your commitment to serve – not out of duty, but out of love; not to obtain a reward, but to imitate the One who freely and willingly laid down his life for you. Let them be…