Search Results for: 2015 winner


  1. Free Lent Madness News Release

    Is your parish doing Lent Madness this year? Would you like to share this news with the wider community and gain some publicity for your church? We can help. What you’ll find below is a news release you are welcome to modify for use in your own context. Want to throw in a quote from […]

  2. Nominationtide Is Here!

    In the fullness of time, the Supreme Executive Committee rests from its Lenten labors and begins accepting nominations for Lent Madness 2018. In other words… Welcome to Nominationtide! For one full week, Tim and Scott will be accepting nominations for Lent Madness 2018. The nominating period will remain open through the evening of Monday, May 22. […]

  3. Odo of Cluny vs. Mechtild of Magdeburg

    We continue our march through the Saintly Sixteen this week as Lent Madness rolls on! In this round of Quirks and Quotes we’ll continue to get to know our merry band of saintly souls in ever deeper ways. Don’t forget, you can always return to the first round to refresh your memory of the basic […]

  4. Purple Friday 2016 – All the Hot Deals!

    Here at Lent Madness, we love the color purple. Why? Because it screams penitential fun! Or at least it puts us in the mood, regardless of the season, for everyone’s favorite online Lenten devotion. This is why, once again, we’re excited to offer you some hot Purple Friday deals. While people have been queued up […]

  5. Insane Bargains at the Lentorium!

    Did you know St. Barbara is the patron saint of warehouses? It’s true! She didn’t do so well in Lent Madness 2015, having lost to Thomas Ken in the first round in the epic Barbie vs. Ken battle that people are still talking about. Anyway, we sure hope we’re still on St. Barbara’s good side, […]

  6. Nominations Open!

    Welcome to Nominationtide! For one full week, the Supreme Executive Committee will be accepting nominations for Lent Madness 2017. Please note that the ONLY way to nominate a saint is to leave a comment in this post. We will not accept nominations via social media, e-mail, carrier pigeon, brick through a window at Forward Movement […]

  7. For the Golden Halo: Julian of Norwich vs. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    We embarked upon this Lent Madness journey over five weeks ago on “Ash Thursday.” With your help we have narrowed the field of 32 saints down to just two: Julian of Norwich and Dietrich Bonhoeffer (who edged Sojourner Truth yesterday 52% to 48%). Who will win the coveted Golden Halo of Lent Madness 2016? Only […]

  8. Sojourner Truth vs. Absalom Jones

    The Elate Eight continues today as Sojourner Truth takes on Absalom Jones. Unfair? Of course! It’s Lent Madness after all. To make it to this point, Sojourner sojourned her way past Soren Kierkegaard and Frances Joseph-Gaudet while Absalom sailed past Matthias before sneaking by Joseph. Yesterday, Constance became the first Lent Madness 2016 participant to […]

  9. Vida Dutton Scudder vs. F.D. Maurice

    Congratulations on surviving another looooooooong weekend without Lent Madness voting to anchor your day, ground your faith, and generally infuse your soul with the will to live. The only lifeline we tossed out was a chance to win your very own life-sized cardboard cutout of 2015 Golden Halo winner Francis of Assisi. Learn how here. […]

  10. Post a Mug Shot, Win a Saint!

    How would you like to own a real, live (well, cardboard) saint? The Supreme Executive Committee is holding a contest to give away 2015 Golden Halo winner Francis of Assisi. Think about it. How awesome would your life be if Saint Francis joined you at the breakfast table every morning? Or appeared in next year’s Christmas […]