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Schedule and study materials for Lent

Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis

Companions in the Wilderness:

A Lenten Journey through Prose and Poetry

Led by Tom Kryder-Reid

Four Tuesdays: March 3, 10, 24, 31 • In the Parish Hall

Dinner 6:00 • Program 6:45-8:00


March 3               With Moses and Wanderers: Dynamics of Transition

William Bridges, “Getting Them Through the Wilderness” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 (with guide for

biblical references)

John V. Hicks, “Ash Wednesday

Mary Oliver, “Ropes


March 10             With Psalmists and Strugglers: Pathos of the Journey

Psalms 88, 137, 130

Naomi Shihab Nye, “I Feel Sorry For Jesus“; “Kindness

Nikki Giovanni, “The Artist


March 17              Mid-Lent respite-class does not meet


March 24             With Jesus in his Passion

and Anthony Ray Hinton in his Prison: The Sun Does Shine*

Mark 11:1-19; 13:1 – 15:47

Anthony Ray Hinton (with Lara Love Hardin), The Sun Does Shine,

St. Martin’s Griffin, 2018 NOTE: A full book-begin reading early

John V. Hicks, “Meditation on an Empty Shore


March 31              With the Godly and the Ungodly: The Son Does Shine

Fleming Rutledge, “Mrs Hammer, Mrs Durr, Brother Will and the word

of Faith,” Virginia Theological Seminary commencement, May 1999

Gregory Pappas, “Three Greek Orthodox Hierarchs

Who Tried to Stop the Holocaust in Their Country

Mick Cochrane, “Last Lecture

Patrick Kavanaugh, “A Lover’s Lenten Dream


* Optional related reading: Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy, Spiegel & Grau, 2014