Liturgies for Weekdays: Lent is designed to help towards celebrating Lent fruitfully. Its reflections and prayers enter into the baptismal and penitential character of the season. They provide pathways to a deeper appreciation of the mystery of Christ’s passion.
Liturgies for Weekdays: Lent provides for each weekday Mass of Lent
• an introduction,
• a Scripture note,
• reflections which can be the foundation for a homily,
• prayer of the faithful
• a brief concluding prayer/reflection.
These are all the work of Flor McCarthy, a Salesian priest whose first ministry was as a catechist and who now serves as a preacher, teacher and writer, in Ireland and in the USA.
Liturgies for Weekdays: Lent also provides reflections and prayers for each saint whose commemoration can occur during Lent.
These were written by Vincent Ryan, O.S.B. (died 2005), a monk of Glenstal Abbey, who studied liturgy at Trier and who taught for many years at the Irish Institute of Pastoral Liturgy.
The Gospels, Bishop Martin Drennan believes, introduce us to features of the face of God, each in its own ingenious way. They draw us to engage with this living God and allow ourselves to be transformed by him. His word...
Since it first appeared, Flor McCarthy has listened closely to the comments and advice of priests who used this book. As a result, this new revision of New Sunday & Holy Day Liturgies contains a lot of new material, including...