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Return to Lent 2013
Little Rock Scripture Study, the internationally recognized program based in the Diocese of Little Rock, offers three courses that are ideal for Lent.
- Exodus — This 10-session study explores the story of liberation and covenant-making and provides a deeper understanding of Passover and the journey to the Promised Land. It is offered in English and Spanish.
- The Passion and Resurrection Narratives of Jesus — This seven-session course is also offered in English and Spanish.
- Pilgrim People — These five sessions focus on the spirituality of journey, which is a good fit for the journey of Lent.
Here are more offerings from LRSS that come highly recommended any time of year.
Little Rock Catholic Study Bible — This study Bible is great for both personal use and group Bible study. It offers notes, essays, photos, graphics, maps and more throughout the text.
Column Series — These five series, A Cloud of Witnesses, Life is Christ, Living Voice, Hearing the Good News and the newest, A Biblical Year of Faith, were written by Little Rock Scripture Study staff and published in Arkansas Catholic. The following are also available in Spanish: Una Nube de Testigos, Escuchar la Buena Nueva, and Un año bíblico de fe.
The Four Gospels, Catholic Personal Study Edition — This edition provides the background for understanding how to read the Gospels in a Catholic context. It also includes photos, maps, charts, glossary, archaeological insights and more.
There are also several options if you wish to reflect on the daily readings.
- U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops — Video and Audio reflections are offered daily.
- Creighton University — Professors at this Jesuit Catholic university reflect on the daily readings.
- EWTN — Listen or read the homilies from daily Masses celebrated at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel.
Here's an option that includes a documentary.
- Gospel Without Borders — This film explores immigration from a faith-based perspective and comes with a study guide. Bishop Anthony B. Taylor recommends it for group study during Lent.
Updated Feb. 6, 2013