So it Begins

What’s Lent?  Aragorn is the Holy Spirit and you are the Men of Rohan.  The Orcs are the world, the flesh, and the devil.

Any questions?

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  • http://www.thewordinc.org Kevin O’Brien

    Aragorn is Christ and Gandalf is the Holy Spirit. Get it right, Shea!

  • James H, London

    Forth, Eorlingas!

  • http://catholiccinephile.wordpress.com/ Evan

    We’re Men of Rohan? I always wanted to be an Elf of Lothlorien. (Or are they angels?)
    Still a great analogy.

    • ivan_the_mad

      Elves are pansies. Be a Dwarf!

      • http://catholiccinephile.wordpress.com/ Evan

        Dwarves live in dark caves. Elves live in beautiful woodlands. Light triumphs over darkness; the choice is simple: be an elf.

  • Joachim

    I thought Gandalf (who brings the Riders of Rohan) is the Holy Spirit and Aragorn is Christ. ;{? 0;{)

  • http://www.chesterton.org Sean P. Dailey

    The malt beerrrr, rrrred meat off the bone, and rrroaring fires will have to wait until Easter.

    • Gary Keith Chesterton

      Large upwards thumb because of this comment.

  • http://www.parafool.com victor

    Is this some sort of Star Wars thing???

    • Gary Keith Chesterton

      Large upwards thumb because of this comment also.

  • Ed the Roman

    SSPX Tolkien nerds insist that it should be “Third, Eorlingas!”

  • Jeff

    This post may have forever changed Lent for me. 40 Days of Battle? Yeah, that’s something I can totally get my head around.

    • Andy, Bad Person

      The Collect (Opening Prayer) at Mass today specifically refers to Lent as spiritual warfare.