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A sachet is enough for 30 to 40 people.
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The Real Easter Egg
Tall transfer 3" x 8½" (7.6cm x 21.6cm)
Wide transfer 4" x 5¾" (10.5cm x 14.5cm)
Lent Books and Resources
Here are the new books in for 2023
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Courses New in 2023
This Lent, refresh your relationship with God by exploring the way Jesus Himself prayed to His Father. Focusing on six of the prayers of Jesus leading up to the central events of our faith, encounter the Saviour in a new way and reach new depths of intimacy with God in prayer. Through six sessions, experience more of God's presence as you pray and reflect on Jesus' journey to the cross.
An ecumenical York Course. In this 5 session course Dr Grey explores how each of us is called to discover that God is completely inclusive. He does not apportion his welcome or love according to our prejudices or preferences. God Has No Favourites, because God favours everyone.Every single human being, whatever age, sex, class, race or religion is in God's image. Jesus has identified himself personally with each one of us, God's love and the power of the Holy Spirit is for everyone, no caveats.
A powerful new Lent course for Bible study groups and individuals, based on the Oscar-nominated 2021 film West Side Story. Popular author, and former Catholic nun, Lavinia Byrne and Jane McBride, a Northern Irish Protestant, present an interactive course that reflects on the Lenten experience of the Gospels alongside some of the key themes of this much-loved musical tale of immigration, segregation, love found and lost, betrayal, repentance, and tragedy leading to new resolve.
Thoughts of God explores the life of mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan by bringing the film The Man Who Knew Infinity into meaningful conversation with biblical themes of faith and exile, friendship with God, the longing for home, and the nature of truth. This five-week course offers a thought-provoking engagement with the fundamental issues of life, love and faith while providing background information, discussion starters, liturgies and questions for personal reflection.
Daily Readings & More
Forty Days of Praying and Pondering Through Lent... In these reflections for Lent, Barbara Glasson leads us through forty days focusing on the theme of water: its power, potential, terror and gentleness, providing a deep well of daily prayer and meditation. Covering issues both domestic and international, Barbara seeks to centre our Lenten reflections on the water that both gives us life and which challenges us to live for justice.
Prayerfully journey through Lent with fresh and meaningful reflections on the daily Mass readings. In just a few minutes each day, the insightful meditations of Not by Bread Alone can deepen your experience of this solemn season of prayer and penance.
There is no better season to renew one’s relationship with God than Easter, the most joyful days of the church’s year. Rejoice with these inspiring reflections on the daily Mass readings. In just a few minutes each day, the insightful meditations of Rejoice and Be Glad can help you embrace, live, and share the good news of the great paschal mystery.
The most precious words this world has ever heard, came from the voice of Jesus. “It is I, do not be afraid”; “I am the Light of the World”; “I go to Prepare a Place for You”; “It is finished.” These are just some of the powerful, life-renewing words spoken by Jesus in the first century. As we read them in John’s Gospel, the Holy Spirit makes these same words come alive in our hearts today.
An accessible introduction to the main message of Matthew's Gospel. Highly readable, it is packed full of many compelling observations about the personality and impact of Jesus both in the first century and today. Each chapter includes discussion questions and reflection.
In 2019, Emma Ineson wrote about ambition and what it means for Christians to be successful. And then there was a global pandemic . . . Suddenly failure began to feel very much more familiar than success. But what is failure? What did Jesus think of it? What did he say about sin, mistakes and generally mucking things up? At the start of this wonderfully humorous and encouraging book - which will end at the cross.
Following the bestselling Advent Book of Days, Gregory Cameron turns his artistic, literary and pastoral skills to the Easter story, introducing us to the characters who populate the crucifixion and resurrection.He explores 25 characters from the stories of Lent, Holy Week and Easter from the perspectives of scripture, history and legend and asks how they can enrich our practice of faith today. As well as the familiar figures - Christ himself, Mary his mother, Mary Magdalene and many others.
On this journey from Ash Wednesday to Easter Day, you're invited to become a pilgrim with Brother Ramon. Each day there is the opportunity to stop & reflect on the gospel story, drawing insight from the experiences of those who were there during the events of the first Easter, finding inspiration & strength for the greater journey of our lives. Suffering & glory are intermingled in real human experience in this book, which is designed for personal & group use, for Christians of all traditions.
The Way of Thomas Merton guides you through the major themes of Merton's work and shows how his advice can help you to overcome the obstacles that modern life presents for spiritual development. For Merton, the spiritual life is a journey from the false to the true self - a journey that all followers of Jesus must take - and this book will help you to love and nurture your true self as you journey through Lent and beyond.
Each chapter considers one last word spoken on the cross, unpacking why Christians should embrace suspicious doubt, and how a suspicious Christianity might challenge doubters. Aimed at those who embrace, reject, or are uncertain about faith, it invites us to reflect in unconventional ways on our assumptions, anxieties, suspicions and beliefs through a conventional Lenten form of meditation.
Lent is traditionally a time of repentance, fasting and prayer as we prepare to celebrate our salvation at Easter. Through daily readings and reflections from Ash Wednesday to Easter Day, Amy Scott Robinson explores different biblical images of repentance, sin, forgiveness and grace, bringing them together in Holy Week as a lens through which to view Christ's work of reconciliation on the cross.
In the Gospel of Mark's account of the Passion narrative, Jesus calls out from the cross 'Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?' which is the Aramaic for 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?' - the first line of Psalm 22. It's an anguished expression - traditionally ascribed to King David - of defeat, failure, abandonment and despair.This series of reflections, written for Lent and Holy Week 2023 by the Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell, ponders the significance of these words.
Other Lent Books
Take ten minutes with your family each day to prepare for Easter. This flexible, easy-to-use Lent devotional will allow both adults and children to celebrate the limitless wonder of Easter. Walk through Luke's Gospel and the Old Testament to discover why the story of Jesus' death and resurrection is the most amazing story ever told. This is a discussion-based resource with differentiated questions for 3-4s, 5-7s, 7-12s, teens and adults!
Paula Gooder’s daily companion for the six weeks of Lent, leading readers deeper into the spirit of the season and opening up the scriptures that are read in churches during this period.She begins with an introduction to the season of Lent and its characteristic themes, exploring how to use it as a time for spiritual growth. In forty short sections suitable for daily reading, Paula then reflects on a theme associated with the season, including:- Wilderness- Journey- Fasting- Taking up your cross
This book of daily readings offers a wonderfully fresh way of deepening the way that we talk to God. Alongside author Henry Martin, we `eavesdrop', or `listen in', on 49 instances of people who actually spoke to Jesus in the Bible, and ask what we can learn from what they said and how he responded. Sometimes his answers brought delight to those who asked him, and sometimes his response was not what they expected or hoped for.
When we think of Jesus' passion and crucifixion, we often think of his physical suffering and death. But the Gospels do not emphasise Jesus' physical sufferings; instead, the Gospel writers want us to understand Jesus as a faithful lover of humanity, who undergoes moral and emotional suffering without resentment or bitterness. Drawing from Scripture, story, theology, contemporary culture we are invited to a new understanding of redemption, and offered profound insights into suffering.
Isn’t a deep prayer life only for religious specialists? In this introduction to the spiritual life, Gemma Simmonds shows that everyone can find prayer a rewarding experience. She explores the story and prayer tradition of Ignatius of Loyola, together with the contribution of the seventeenth-century Yorkshire woman, Mary Ward. A guide for Lent and the rest of the year, The Way of Ignatius helps us to pray with the Scriptures in an imaginative way. Includes reflection and discussion questions.
Help your family to appreciate the awesome, life-changing events of Easter with this 30-day devotional. These easy-to-lead devotions start by looking at Genesis and take us through the Old Testament to see how Easter was always part of God’s amazing plan for his people. The remainder look at the Easter story itself, helping families to experience the full joy of our resurrection hope.
At this time of Lent, David Walker explores different aspects of human belonging through the medium of scripture and story in order to help us recognise the different ways in which we are God’s beloved. And as we recognise ourselves and our own lives in the narrative of God’s engagement with humanity and his creation, he gently challenges us to engage for God’s sake with God’s world.
Drawing on the riches of Persian culture and her own dramatic experience of loss of a homeland, Guli Francis-Dehqani offers memorable and perceptive reflections on Jesus’ seven final sayings from the cross, opening up for Western readers fresh and arresting insights from a Middle Eastern perspective.
Reflecting the challenges of the seventh-century missions to Britain and Ireland, it captures something of how all who would be disciples of Christ must take up their cross and follow him. This book focuses on those challenges in the early missions to these islands, set in the context of Jesus’ passion and, ultimately his crucifixion, in the very first Holy Week of all, in Jerusalem. Each of us is invited to walk that same path in Lent, in Holy Week or at any time in our own life or pilgrimage.
Place yourself as a witness of the cross and determine what your own testimony will be! Experience Holy Friday from the perspective of those who watched Jesus die. The story of Jesus's death is not something we just read: we think about it, and we experience it; we hear the taunts of the soldiers, the priests, and the passersby even as we hear the famous "seven last words" from the cross. In Witness at the Cross, Amy-Jill Levine shows how the people at the cross each have distinct roles to play.
Dust and Glory is the Church of England's 2023 Lent campaign. This booklet for children and families invites us to use Lent as a time to find God in the 'mess' of everyday life. It offers small steps designed to help us on our Lent journey as we try to grow closer to God and to others through life's struggles and disappointments. For each of the 40 days of Lent there is a daily challenge to do, learn or think about something. There are also weekly themes, prayers and short Bible readings
Dust and Glory is the Church of England's Lent campaign for 2023. Offering 40 daily reflections for Lent on faith, failure and forgiveness, it invites you to find God in the mess of everyday life. Each week it considers the idea of failure from a different angle and explores the difference God's redeeming work in Jesus makes to the struggles and shortcomings of human life.
Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection are the heart and foundation of Christian faith and the gospel accounts give us an incredible window into those events. Beginning with Mark, the first account to be written, these six series of sermons interpret the four Gospel narratives of Jesus’ passion and death. Gregory Dunstan believes that we hear the gospel best in the individual tellings of the evangelists, finding truth within the divergences of their accounts.
Other Course Books
Palm Crosses and Paschal Transfers
Pack of 50 palm crosses £9.99