CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 23 September 2017

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First Sunday of Lent

 

FEBRUARY 26 – FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT.
Mass of the Sunday, Gloria, Creed, preface for the Sunday of Lent (purple).
Readings: 
Genesis 9:8-15;
1 Peter 3:18-22;
Mark 1:12-15.

FEBRUARY 27 – MONDAY: FIRST WEEK OF LENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Lent (purple).
Readings:
Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18;
Matthew 25:31-46.

FEBRUARY 28 – TUESDAY: FIRST WEEK OF LENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Lent (purple).
Readings: 
Isaiah 55:10-11; 
Matthew 6:7-15.

FEBRUARY 29 – WEDNESDAY: FIRST WEEK OF LENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Lent (purple).
Readings: 
Jonah 3:1-10;
Luke 11:29-32.

MARCH 1 – THURSDAY: FIRST WEEK OF LENT.
Mass of the day, Lenten preface (purple).
Readings: 
Esther C:12, 14-16, 23-25;
Matthew 7:7-12.

MARCH 2 – FRIDAY: FIRST WEEK OF LENT.
Mass of the day, Lenten preface (purple).
Readings:
Ezekiel 18:21-28;
Matthew 5:20-26.

MARCH 3– SATURDAY FIRST WEEK OF LENT.
Mass of the day, preface for Lent (purple).
Readings:
Deuteronomy 26:16-19;
Matthew 5:43-48.

 

General:

That the whole world may recognise the contribution of women to the development of society. 

 

Missionary: 

That the Holy Spirit may grant perseverance to those who suffer discrimination, persecution, or death for the name of Christ, particularly in Asia.