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The official name for Pancake Day is Shrove Tuesday. But what is it?

Celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday, Shrove Tuesday (also called “Pancake Day”) is the final day before the 40-day period of Lent.

13 February 2018

Lent Resources: Church of Ireland reflections focus on Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission

A series of Lenten studies from the Biblical Association for the Church of Ireland fosters a biblical approach to the Five Marks of Mission.

13 February 2018

Lent Resources: US-based Episcopal Church’s Good Book Club reads Luke and Acts

The US-based Episcopal Church is inviting Episcopalians to study the Gospel of Luke during Lent and the Acts of the Apostles over Eastertide.

07 February 2018

Lent Resources: Anglican and Roman Catholic environmentalists join forces for carbon-fast

The Anglican Communion Environmental Network and the Global Catholic Climate Movement have produced a multi-lingual carbon fast.

07 February 2018

Lent Resources: USPG course explores faith and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The mission agency USPG has produced a Lent course looking at how Anglican Churches around the world are supporting global development.

07 February 2018

Lent Resources: Massachusetts’ priest invites 32 saints to “battle it out” on the internet

Lent Madness is a Massachusetts priest’s unusual saint-based Lent campaign with a “unique blend of competition, learning, and humour”.

07 February 2018

Lent Resources: West Malaysia reflects from the Psalms to the Foot of the cross

The Diocese of West Malaysia has produced daily reflections in English and Chinese for use from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday.

06 February 2018

Lent Resources: Church Army dares you to be salt and light in the world

The Church Army has produced a series of Lent reflections in which they dare people to carry out tasks to inspire them in their evangelism.

06 February 2018

Lent Resources: North American Anglican and Lutheran leaders offer ecumenical reflections

Leaders of the Anglican, Episcopal and Lutheran Churches in the US and Canada have prepared a series of reflections for the Lent season.

01 February 2018

Lent Resources: Church of England studies “God’s Rescue Mission”

The Church of England is inviting Christians to #LiveLent with a six-week discipleship programme based on John’s Gospel. 

01 February 2018


The Anglican Communion at #CSW2018


Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.