Reflection for the sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

Reading: Mark 11: 1-11 When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, ‘Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find tied there a colt that has never been ridden; untie it and bring it. If anyone says to you, “Why are … Continue reading Reflection for the sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

Lectionary for the sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

28 March 2021 Collect Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:Create and make in us new and contrite heartsthat we, worthily lamenting our sinsand acknowledging our wretchedness,may receive from you, the God of all mercy,perfect remission and forgiveness;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Isaiah 50: 4-9a The Lord God has … Continue reading Lectionary for the sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

Stainer’s ‘The Crucifixion’ Available Online

On Sunday 28 March (Palm Sunday) at 12 noon, Church of Ireland Choirs Online under the Direction of Kevin O’Sullivan will present The Crucifixion by John Stainer. Produced by Big Red Box Media Ltd, featuring Tenor Rev. Jack Kinkead and Bass Brian Hennessey with Organist Dr David O’Shea, this work was filmed and recorded virtually, and in Sandford Parish Church. The Crucifixion may be viewed … Continue reading Stainer’s ‘The Crucifixion’ Available Online

Lectionary for the fifth Sunday in Lent

21 March 2021 Collect Most merciful God,who by the death and resurrection of your Son Jesus Christdelivered and saved the world:Grant that by faith in him who suffered on the cross,we may triumph in the power of his victory;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:Create and make … Continue reading Lectionary for the fifth Sunday in Lent

Lectionary for the fourth Sunday in Lent

14 March 2021 Collect Lord Godwhose blessed Son our Saviourgave his back to the smitersand did not hide his face from shame:Give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present timewith sure confidence in the glory that shall be revealed;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Almighty and everlasting God,you hate nothing that you have madeand forgive the sins of all those who are penitent:Create … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday in Lent