Welcome to Lent 2020. This page contains all the material being offered for Lent 2020.

Lent: an old English word meaning springtime.

From the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism
Lent Newsletter
(for individual use and public distribution)

From Frank Brown
Something different for Lent: A DIY retreat for busy people

Living Word resources
Lent 2020


PARISH COURSES LENT 2020
All programmes have been cancelled

Lent 4:
Video Talk (just click)
Lent 5:
Video Talk (just click)

Mondays

Bracken Court Hotel (Balbriggan)
THE FIVE DISCOURSES OF MATTHEW’S GOSPEL
Mondays @ 7.30 pm
Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Tuesdays

Lusk Parish Centre
A HISTORY OF THE BIBLE by John Barton
Tuesdays 10.00-12.00
On-going

St John the Evangelist (Ballinteer)
THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON
Tuesdays @ 7.30 pm
Feb 25, Mar 3, 10, 24, 31
Wednesdays

St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral
THE SUNDAY READINGS OF LENT
Wednesdays @ 11.15
Feb 26, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1

St Oliver Plunkett (Finglas)
THE SUNDAY READINGS OF LENT
Wednesdays @ 7.30 pm
Feb 26, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1
Thursdays

Our Lady of Good Counsel (Ballyboden)
THE SUNDAY READINGS OF LENT
Thursdays @ 7.30 pm
Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2


THE SUNDAY READINGS

The Sunday Readings (Slides)

Lent 1A20
Lent 2A20
Lent 3A20 (not up yet)
Lent 4A20 (not up yet)
Lent 5A20 (not up yet)
Palm Sunday (not up yet)



LENT READING

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In the Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism (Dublin), two books have been published for Lent.

1. Gerard Gallagher:
Return to me with all your heart.
Gerard offers reflections on the daily readings, with a straightforward series of steps to help the reader.
You may order this book
here.

2. Kieran O’Mahony:
Hearers of the Word: Praying & Exploring the Readings Lent & Holy Week: Year A.
Kieran offers detailed explorations of the Sunday readings for Lent and Holy Week, up to the Easter Vigil.

You may order this book
here.

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Saying Yes to Life
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book 2020
By Ruth Valerio

It may be ordered
here.


USEFUL APPS

Here are five apps, which might be helpful for Lent.

  1. Be opened (From the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane)
  2. Lent 2020 with Pope Francis (Paulist Press)
  3. #LiveLent (From the Church of England)
  4. Pray as you go (Jesuit resource for daily prayer)
  5. Lectio Divina (Diocese of Broken Bay, Australia)
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Gerard Manley Hopkins