St. Mary's Seminary & University

Preaching Lent 2024

January 18, 2024
1:30-4:30 PM

Preaching Lent image: Bible, Candle, purple clothAsh Wednesday and the beginning of the 2024 celebration of Lent is February 14, 2024, marking the beginning of the Church’s “annual retreat” and its opportunities for deeper prayer, fasting, and charity.

Preaching Lent is a workshop for priests to share resources and ideas for preparing homilies for the upcoming Season of Lent (Year B).

Faculty members from St. Mary’s Seminary and other institutions will give presentations of the liturgical and scriptural themes of the Lenten season and facilitate a group discussion where participants can share their experience and insights about Lenten preaching.

The presentations will be recorded and offered online soon after the live workshop date.

(Online registration and payment will be available).

Cost: $85.00

Registration Deadline: January 5, 2024
Registration will open Late Fall 2023.


For more information, contact:

Center for Continuing Formation
St. Mary’s Seminary and University
5400 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21210

center (at)

Past Program Schedule

(Check for updated schedule in late 2023)

11:30 AM: Concelebrate at the Community Mass (optional)

12:15 PM: Lunch in the Refectory (optional; indicate choice on Registration Form)

1:30-2:15 PM: Session 1 with presenter

2:15-2:30 PM: Break

2:30-3:15 PM: Session 2 with presenter

3:15-3:30 PM: Break

3:30-4:30 PM: Session 3–Facilitated Reflection



Presenter(s) to be determined.