Keep LOVE in LENT Event 2014!

Are
you looking for a new approach to Lent this year?

 

Then the Keep LOVE in LENT Blog Carnival 2014 is for you!

 
The carnival is open to all
bloggers, particularly Catholics and Christians of all denominations
who observe LENT. Share your unique perspective and  write about anything
that pertains to the blog theme!

 
For example:

* 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

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,

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:

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 Kiddos on 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 five of us who are  hostessing
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 hostesses and follow us so that you don’t
miss updates about the Lenten carnival! And besides, we’d love to stay in
touch regularly! 

 

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.

 
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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Monica McConkey

Monica, mom of 5, is usually blogging about Catholic crafts and family traditions at www.EquippingCatholicfamilies.com. She is the author of A Treasure Chest of Traditions for Catholic Families, Hand in Hand with Jesus (a Faith Journal through the Sacraments) and a series of paper Cathletics Craft Kits™ and Cathletics™ quizzing cards to help teach the Catholic Faith.The Catholic teaching tools and gifts are available through Arma Dei, the Catholic family publishing company founded with her husband Bill. Monica is also one of the founders of the Catholic Bloggers Network, a venue to link and promote Catholic blogs.

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