Lent with the VCS

This year for the period of Lent and Holy Week leading up to Easter, we invite you to mark the season by exploring our selected daily commentaries (with accompanying audio) on works of art in dialogue with Bible passages. We hope these resources will help you experience the season in new and meaningful ways.

Our commentary reading programme will be uploaded at the start of each week and will run Monday to Friday, from 22 February until Good Friday. 

Each week has the following format:

Mon: Video introducing Theme & Exhibition
Tues: Commentary 1
Weds: Commentary 2
Thurs: Commentary 3
Fri: Comparative Commentary

Ash Wednesday: Introduction

Week 1 (22–26 February): Covenant

Readings for 23–26 February


23 Feb24 Feb25 Feb26 Feb

Week 2 (1–5 March): Prophecy


2 March

3 March

4 March


Week 3: Penitence (8–12 March)


Week 4: Promise of Resurrection (15–19 March)


Week 5: Lamentation (22–26 March)


Holy Week: Crucifixion (29 March–2 April)

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