Category Archives: Lent Madness 2021

The Opening Ceremonies of Lent Madness XII

The annual saintly smackdown kicks off on Thursday morning as Camillus de Lellis squares off against Matthias. We’re calling this the Gamblers’ Gambit, and we bet you will too. Odds favor an 8:00 am sharp kick-off on Ash Thursday, February 18. If you haven’t made your bracket picks yet, head over to playlentmadness.com to enter […]

Monday Madness — Last 2021 Pre-Season Episode!

It’s time for the last pre-season episode of Lent Madness 2021. Tim and Scott are back with yet another Oscar-worthy episode of Monday Madness, even if the Academy has spurned them at every turn. So dim the lights, grab some popcorn, roll out the purple carpet, and prepare to sit back, relax, and enjoy the […]

Monday Madness — February 8, 2021

Welcome to a special Viewer Mail edition of Monday Madness! You have questions? Tim and Scott have “answers.” In response to one such query, Scott explains how the Episcopal Church adds people to its calendar of saints.* The Supreme Executive Committee also shares the official Lent Madness coffee standard. Which means Tim gets to mention his book, Holy […]

Monday Madness — February 1, 2021

What?! In an unprecedented move, the Supreme Executive Committee needs YOUR help. It’s true! In this week’s action-packed episode of Monday Madness, Tim and Scott solicit the advice of the Lent Madness global viewing public, as they put out a request to help name some of the epic themed battles of the 2021 competition. To succeed in […]

Monday Madness — January 25, 2021

Have you ever wondered what deli meats have to do with Lent Madness? Gather the kids around the teevee, grab some popcorn — or a hunk of salami, and tune in for this week’s installment of Monday Madness. With Lent Madness 2021 a mere 23 days away, Tim and Scott deftly delve into the bracket by […]

Monday Madness — MLK Day Edition

With a mere 30 days until the start of Lent Madness 2021, Tim and Scott are back with an action-packed episode of Monday Madness! Of course, they discuss the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, who memorably appeared in the 2013 edition of Lent Madness. How did he do? Check out this week’s […]

Monday Madness…on Tuesday

Everyone keeps saying 2020 is bringing unprecedented this and that. Well, here’s one to add to the list. The Supreme Executive Committee is bringing you a brand-new episode of Monday Madness…on a Tuesday. Why? Because reasons. In this action-packed episode, Tim and Scott discuss the all-new bracket for Lent Madness 2021. Yes, it has 32 […]

October Surprise: It’s All Brackets’ Day!

In the ultimate October Surprise, the Supreme Executive Committee of Lent Madness has declared TODAY All Brackets’ Day! Normally, we announce the new bracket for Lent Madness at the conclusion of the Autumn Triduum: All Saints’ Day on November 1, All Souls’ Day on November 2, and All Brackets’ Day on November 3. The United […]

Happy Nominationtide!

What’s up? On Ascension Day, it’s Jesus! And also it’s the start of Nominationtide! For ten full days, the Supreme Executive Committee will be accepting nominations for Lent Madness 2020. The nominating period will remain open through the Day of Pentecost, Sunday, May 31, at which point this brief exercise in Lenten democracy will go […]