Wednesday 1st March 9.30am Ash Wednesday
Sunday 5th March (1st in Lent) Parish Mass
First Reading: Isaiah 49:14-15
A reading from the prophet Isaiah.
Zion was saying, “The Lord has abandoned me, the Lord has forgotten me.” Does a woman forget her baby at the breast, or fail to cherish the son of her womb? Yet even if these forget, I will never forget you.....
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5
A reading from the first letter of St Paul to the Corinthians.
People must think of us as Christ’s servants, stewards entrusted with the mysteries of God. What is expected of stewards is that each one should be found worthy of his trust.....
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 61
In God alone is my soul at rest;
my help comes from him.
He alone is my rock, my stronghold,
my fortress: I stand firm.
Response: In God alone is my soul at rest.
Gospel: Mathew 6:24-34
A reading from the holy Gospel according to Matthew.
Jesus said to his disciples: “No one can be the slave of two masters: he will either hate the first and love the second, or treat the first with respect and the second with scorn. You cannot be the slave both of God and of money......