The Lenten Series

Welcome Tending the Garden of our Hearts: Family Meditations for Great Lent!

Here you’ll find all of the downloadable documents that were released with our daily Lenten Special on Ancient Faith Radio.

Start here:

This overview explains exactly what we’re doing at Tending the Garden, and includes ideas for your family’s Lenten Countdown. Read it online, or download it as a PDF:

Below, you’ll find weekly overviews, including ideas for crafts and activities that reinforce the week’s themes. On that page, you’ll find all of the week’s meditations, so that you can download and print them for use in your home.

Week One: Forgiveness

Week Two: Orthodoxy

Week Three: Prayer

Week Four: The Cross/Humility

Week Five: The Ladder/Almsgiving

Week Six: Fasting/St. Mary of Egypt

Week Seven: Holy Week and Pascha


Visit our Ancient Faith Radio Lenten Special page where you can listen to the recorded podcasts.