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Palm Sunday in the Vatican

Palm Sunday in the Vatican

Passion Sunday - April 09, 2017

05/04/2017 13:37

The Church celebrates this sixth Sunday of Lent as both Palm Sunday and Passion Sunday. This is the time of year we stop to remember and relive the events which brought about our redemption and salvation.

 

The raising of Lazarus

The raising of Lazarus

5th Sunday of Lent – April 02, 2017

31/03/2017 12:29

Resurrection hope is the central theme of the Liturgy, especially our ultimate desire to share in eternal life with the risen Lord

 

 Jesus Heals the man Born blind

Jesus Heals the man Born blind

4th Sunday of Lent - 26 March, 2017

21/03/2017 17:06

This Laetare (rejoice) Sunday, the Church rejoices in anticipation of the Resurrection. The readings remind us that it is God who gives us proper vision of body and soul, and instructs  us to be constantly on our guard against spiritual blindness.

 

The Samaritan Woman at the well

The Samaritan Woman at the well

3rd Sunday of Lent - 19 March, 2017

14/03/2017 11:06

The liturgy centers on Baptism and new life.  It makes use of the symbol of water to refer to our relationship with God. Water represents God’s Spirit which comes to us in Baptism. God is a Force penetrating every aspect of a person’s life. 

 

The Transfiguration

The Transfiguration

2nd Sunday of Lent – March 12, 2017

07/03/2017 09:03

The liturgy invites us to work with the Holy Spirit to transform our lives by renewing them during Lent, and to radiate the grace of the transfigured Lord around us by our Spirit-filled lives.

 

Jesus in the wilderness overcomes temptation

Jesus in the wilderness overcomes temptation

1st Sunday of Lent – March 5, 2017

28/02/2017 16:08

Since the Church begins the season of lent with a reflection on the origins of sin, the main themes in the liturgy are temptation, sin, guilt and forgiveness. We are challenged to die to sin so that we may rise again to the new life in Christ