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2015 Lenten Instagram Photo-a-Day Journey

LENT IS ALMOST HERE! Can you believe it! Are you scrambling to figure out what you’re going to give up and take on for your spiritual exercises and disciplines? Did you just put your Christmas tree away? {Candlemas fans, I am looking at you!}.

If you’re old hat and have done this before, feel free to scroll down to grab the latest pic of the themes for Lent {and our usual Easter bonus!}. If you’re new, slow down, buddy. We have a few important details you’ll want to scan first. Let’s jump in!

  • I’m on Instagram! Great! Share your photos there and be sure to tag us @CatholicSistas and use the hashtag #CSLentIPJ {Catholic Sistas Lent Instagram Photo-a-Day Journey}
  • I’m not on Instagram, but I participate in other social media platforms! No worries! Anytime you share a picture, please tag us {according to our tags on each social media platform} and use the hashtag #CSLentIPJ.
  • TAG US! @CatholicSistas on InstagramPinterest, and Facebook,  @Catholic_Sistas on Twitter and +CatholicSistas on Google+.
  • We want your help! Add your pictures to Catholic Sistas’ Instagram.Lent board on Pinterest. We want to see what you are sharing on Instagram, so leave a comment on this pin if you are on Pinterest with your account name or e-mail with the e-mail account attached to your Pinterest account and we’ll add you to the group board.
  • Please share this post and the graphic on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. Click here to download.
  • Feel free to use our button on your blog {the second graphic below} or as a profile pic on Facebook or promoting on Instagram. Download it here.
  • Pin only your photos, please.
  • That’s it! We look forward to seeing you “around town” and what pictures you snap throughout Lent. Don’t forget our bonus Easter theme, too!

*By joining this board, it will also appear on your account and help your followers see what’s going on during Lent with the photo challenge. It’s a great way to witness!


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By Martina Kreitzer

Martina is a cradle Catholic, wife to Neil, and mother to eight kiddos here {and three in heaven}– 4/96-12/19. She decided to homeschool the kiddos in 2010 after many years in public schools and is currently transitioning out of homeschooling. She is the creator of Catholic Sistas which focuses on a feminine perspective of the Catholic Faith. The website was the result of an existing camaraderie by the contributors in a Catholic women’s group she created. She is also a Seal of Approval evaluator for the Catholic Writers Guild. Lest you think she spends all her time online, Martina has enjoyed getting out into the community by serving on the Pastoral Council from 2010-2013. She is constantly on the lookout to make her parish as welcoming as the small town she grew up in East Texas. This task is not easy given that St. William is the largest parish in the Austin diocese, serving well over twenty thousand parishioners. She loves Jesus, coffee, bacon, chocolate, photography, more bacon, evangelizing, and the company of those unafraid to use their sense of humor.

6 replies on “2015 Lenten Instagram Photo-a-Day Journey”

I’m new to this whole photo challenge thing. How does it work exactly? I understand I’m supposed to post pictures and tag you in them, but of what? On the pin all it has are one word phrases? What do you mean by Symbol or Suffering or any of the other words you have? Im sorry, I just want to make sure I’m doing it right. 🙂

Allis, glad you’ll be joining us! The words for the day are used to inspire the photo you will take for the day. So, for example…”suffering” could be something as simple as a picture of the crucifix if you happen to be at church…in my case, I might take a picture of something that causes me to suffer {washing a mountain of laundry, yard work, etc.}. There is no limit to what you can take a picture of, just tie it back to Lent somehow and it’s all good!

Have a look at our Instagram account and scroll back to the pictures that were posted during Advent for that challenge and see how we did them. You can also search using the hashtag #CSAdvent or even #CSLentIPJ to see what pictures looked like last year.

I hope this helps!

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