The Life of Jesus Lenten Read-Along


Join in the annual Lenten read-along with Loyola Press. We’ll be reading The Life of Jesus at a relaxed pace that will give us time to savor what we read during the weeks of Lent.

About the Book

Rediscover the profound mysteries of Christ’s life in Andrea Tornielli’s unprecedented biographical masterpiece. The Life of Jesus delivers a spiritually immersive narrative that masterfully interlaces the Gospels, the author’s impactful and imaginative reflections, and the inspiring insights of Pope Francis. More than a biography, it is a pilgrimage of faith.

How to Participate

  1. Purchase your copy of The Life of Jesus by Andrea Tornielli.
  2. Download the read-along schedule.
  3. Post your thoughts, favorite quotes, or reactions with #lentreadalong on social media.

The Loyola Press read-along begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2024, and runs through Holy Week, March 24 through March 30, 2024.

On Fridays during Lent, visit for special content related to our read-along, including opportunities to discuss sections of the book with other readers.

About the Author

Andrea Tornielli is a veteran Vatican reporter and the editorial director of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication. His publications include the first biography of the Pope, Francis: Pope of a New World, which was translated into 16 languages, and he interviewed Pope Francis for the international bestseller The Name of God Is Mercy.