Lenten Scripture –
The first and second Sundays retain the accounts of the Lord’s temptations in the wilderness and the Transfiguration.
On the next three Sundays we hear Gospels about the mercy and compassion of God which is particularly fitting for the Holy Year of Mercy
On Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) the Gospel reading for the procession and the reading of the Passion are from St Luke’s gospel.
The Old Testament readings are about the history of salvation, which is one of the themes proper to the catechesis of Lent. The series of texts for each Year presents the main elements of salvation history from its beginning until the promise of the New Covenant.
|Confession & Exposition –
Fridays: 5–7pm & Saturdays: 11 –11.45am
|LPA Penitential Service –
Saturday 19th March at 2.30 pm at Our Lady’s, Shaw Heath
Good Friday Stations of the Cross –
We are hoping that a group of young people will present the Stations of The Cross, as usual, in church on Good Friday morning, 25th March. Any young people ( Year 4 upwards) who would be interested in acting, reading, or providing music/ singing for this presentation are asked to sign up, ASAP, on the sheet at the back of Church or email firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be rehearsals on Sunday 20th March and during Holy Week (times to be confirmed).
Lenten Lunches –
Every year, on the Friday’s of Lent a soup lunch is served in the Parish Centre after the 12 noon Mass. All generous donations are sent to the missions in Peru where Fr Ned Wall, Curate 1998-83, spent several years before returning to the Diocese.
If you would like to help out by making a large pan of soup (meat free), please contact Helen Lyons, 07854 928 072.
Churches Together in Hazel Grove –
Services during Lent as follows: Wednesdays February 17th – Baptist Church; 24th – URC; March 2nd – St Peter’s; 9th – Norbury; 16th – Methodist. Each service will all start at 7.30pm and there will be refreshments at the end.