Wednesday of Week 2 of Lent
Tuesday of Week 2 of Lent
Monday of Week 2 of Lent
The gospel of the transfiguration is read on this lenten Sunday each year, to remind us to hold firm to a vision of glory, on dark days. Easter and its joy will follow this season of penance, just as the resurrection followed the passion and death of Jesus.
NB: Saints in the Liturgical Year 1st Reading: Genesis 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18 The Binding of Isaac shows Abraham’s complete obedience to God After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land…
1st Reading: Deuteronomy 26:16-19 Walking in the way of the Lord This very day the Lord your God is commanding you to observe these statutes and ordinances; so observe them diligently with all your heart and with all your soul. Today you have obtained the Lord’s agreement: to be your God; and for you to…
Friday of Week 1 of Lent
The Chair of St Peter, Apostle
Wednesday of Week 1 of Lent
Tuesday of Week 1 of Lent
First Reading: Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18 The commandments and practical guidance for worship and for social compassion The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy. You shall each revere your mother and…
Today we celebrate the first Sunday of Lent. All over the world today, people of all ages are beginning their preparation period for baptism at the Easter Vigil. Like them, we begin our own preparations for Easter, looking forward to renewing our baptismal vows and being blessed with Easter water.
First Sunday of Lent
Saturday after Ash Wednesday
Friday after Ash Wednesday
Thursday after Ash Wednesday
1st Reading: James 1:12-18 God tempts no one, but is the giver of every good gift Blessed is anyone who endures temptation. Such a one has stood the test and will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. No one, when tempted, should say, “I am being…
1st Reading: James 1:1-11 The testing of your faith produces endurance My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance; and let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in…
‘Whatever you do at all, do it for the glory of God.’ The words are St Paul’s, from today’s second reading. We gather here to give glory to God, praying for the sick, marking the Day of Prayer for Temperance and preparing for the Lenten Spring.