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  1. Congratulations to 2015 Golden Halo Winner — Francis of Assisi

    The Lent Madness Supreme Executive Committee congratulates Francis of Assisi on his victory in Lent Madness 2015. With over 8,200 votes cast, Francis and Brigid of Kildare staged an epic neck-and-neck race throughout the day, fueling saintly passions across the globe. The SEC has certified the election (after having to zap some votes from several over-voters). […]

  2. Mug Shot Winner Announced!

    Ever since we announced our Mug Shot contest, we have been inundated with photos of Lent Madness fans and their mugs. While we usually put things to a vote around here, the Supreme Executive Committee is pulling rank and simply pronouncing a winner. Supremity does have its privileges after all. But before we announce the […]

  3. Monday Madness — April 6, 2015

    As we get started in the Great Fifty Days of the Easter season, most of us are still basking in the glow of Lent Madness 2015, with its epic final battle between two worthies, Francis of Assisi vs. Brigid of Kildare. Francis earned his golden halo, and in today’s episode of Monday Madness, Tim and […]

  4. Monday Madness — March 30, 2015

    Just because it’s Monday in Holy Week doesn’t mean Tim and Scott take a break from Monday Madness. This week’s action-packed episode includes a review of the Faithful Four and a hint about how you can learn the meaning of the term Spy Wednesday. Scott and Tim also wish everyone’s favorite voter, Oliver, a happy […]

  5. Could a Golden Halo Winner Go Green?

    No, this is not a green-themed story connected with St. Patrick’s Day, because who would want to read about a saint who was driven out the Round of 32 in Lent Madness 2011? This is a story about good old American green currency. The Supreme Executive Committee has just learned that Frances Perkins, winner of […]

  6. Congratulations to 2014 Golden Halo Winner — Charles Wesley!

    The Lent Madness Supreme Executive Committee congratulates Charles Wesley on his victory in Lent Madness 2014 and authorizes the following text to be sung on Easter Day at liturgies throughout the world. Charles Wesley is risen today, Alleluia! his triumphant holy day, Alleluia! who the Golden Halo won, Alleluia! ‘gainst all saints, the battle done! Alleluia! […]

  7. Nominationtide has arrived!

    The Supreme Executive Committee of Lent Madness wishes everyone a most blessed season of Nominationtide! For the next week, we will  accept saintly nominations for Lent Madness 2019. This holy season will run from Monday, April 23, at 8:00 am Eastern Time and conclude on Monday, April 30 at 8:00 am. As we highlighted in a […]

  8. Anna Alexander wins 2018 Golden Halo!

    The Supreme Executive Committee of Lent Madness offers its hearty congratulations to 2018 Golden Halo winner Anna Alexander. Anna joins the ranks of previous Golden Halo winners George Herbert (2010), C.S. Lewis (2011), Mary Magdalene (2012), Frances Perkins (2013), Charles Wesley (2014), Francis of Assisi (2015), Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2016), and Florence Nightingale (2017). What propelled […]

  9. Esther vs. Maria Skobtsova

    “The End is Near!” proclaims the ubiquitous sign of the doomsday prophet. In the case of Lent Madness 2018, our sign-wielding friend would be correct. Welcome to the Faithful Four. After weeks of learning and voting and debating, the saintly field has been whittled down from 32 to four spiritual heavyweights: Esther, Maria Skobtsova, Anna Alexander, and Richard […]

  10. SEC Day

    While the Celebrity Bloggers got an entire WEEK (actually two, but who’s counting?), the Supreme Executive Committee of Lent Madness gets but a day. And they have to begrudgingly share it. Nonetheless, this is the day that the SEC hath made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. What are the job requirements for […]