Keep LOVE in LENT 2014 Link-Up

Are you looking for a new approach to Lent this year or are you happy to share what works for you?

Attention: Catholic Bloggers!

Join the Keep LOVE in LENT Link-Up 2014, hosted by the Catholic Bloggers Network!

CBN Lent LinkUp

All Catholics and Christians of all denominations who observe LENT are welcome to participate. 

Share your unique perspective and  write about how your family likes to KEEP LOVE in LENT!

 

We would love to hear from you!

* tips on how you and your family keep LOVE in LENT

stories to encourage others to do so

* books and activities (even recipes!) that help keep the Lenten observances of fasting

* extra prayer, sacrifices, cleaning and giving clothes away to the poor;

* special Catholic devotions and practices such as extra weekday Masses or Stations of the Cross, etc.

* any other relevant Lenten focus on praying, fasting, giving alms

PLEASE NOTE:  Kindly write about the theme provided. We do not moderate or screen posts but we do reserve the right to exclude your entry from the list of link-up participants should your post be offensive, irrelevant to the link-up theme, contain personal attacks, off-topic articles, articles that are anti-Christ or articles aimed to market products or services.   Thank you.

To participate, please follow these steps:

1. Complete this form  by Feb 24, 2014 just so that we can tentatively assess interest.

2. Write your blog post on the theme, “Keep LOVE in LENT” 

** At the beginning of your blog carnival post, please include the following introduction, along with the Keep Love in LENT button ~~~

 “I’m participating in the Keep LOVE in LENT Blog Link-Up 2014, hosted by the Catholic Bloggers Network,

 

We’ll be sharing different ways, tips, stories and real-life experiences that will help us focus on  Lenten sacrifices, prayer and good deeds

 and how to carry them out with LOVE instead of a GRUMBLE.

  Please visit any of these 6 hosts, to link your own Keep LOVE in LENT blog post!

 3. Link your post to any of these hostesses’ blogs  between  Monday March 3 and Monday March 10:

 Catholic Bloggers Network  

Monica at Equipping Catholic Families  (Equipping Catholic Families on Facebook)

Chris at Campfires and Cleats (Campfires and Cleats on Facebook)

Tina at Truly Rich Mom (Truly Rich Mom on Facebook)

Tracy at A Slice of Smith Life   (A Slice of Smith Life on Facebook)

Lisa at Home to 4 Kiddos (Home to 4 Kiddoson Facebook)

Please remember to copy and paste our info to the bottom of your post so that your readers, who may also blog,  can join in the fun and link up.

All 6 hosts are committed to strong visibility on social media for the benefit of the Catholic Bloggers’ Network Lenten carnival. Our blogs are accessible by email subscription as well. We encourage all who participate in the Keep Love in Lent link up to click to all of the hosts and follow us so that you don’t miss updates about the Lenten carnival! We’d love to stay in touch!

4. Mandatory  FOLLOW FRENZY:

We require that all bloggers who link to the  Keep Love in Lent carnival  participate  in the FOLLOW FRENZY. We’re sorry, but this time around, the follow frenzy is not optional. However, you will have a minimized group of only 10-12 bloggers to click to, read, enjoy and comment upon, over a week!

Here’s how:

* Once the linky closes on 3/10/14, the admins of the Keep Love linky will  email ALL who’ve linked. We will provide you with  info  regarding a group to which you will be “assigned.”

* You are  asked to visit the blogs in your group  ( there will be approx 10-12 ) and  leave meaningful comments.

* You are asked to visit and comment  between Monday 3/10 and Monday 3/17.

 

~ And that’s IT for the participation guidelines.~

 ~ Important Dates~

1.      Complete   this form  by Feb 24, 2014 so that the admins of the Keep Love in Lent carnival can assess interest level.  This is not a hard and fast commitment; we are just gauging interest.

2. Write your post and include the special intro information, link-up button and hostess links

3. Link your Lenten post between 3/3/14 and 3/10/14 at any of the five hostesses’ blogs using the linky tool.

4. Participate in the mandatory follow frenzy between 3/10/14 and 3/17/14.

We’re excited to read your entries and help spread the word on how to keep LOVE in LENT!

 

 

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