Tag Archives: Lent

Lectionary Reflection: First Sunday of Lent, Year A

Lectionary Readings: Gen 2:7-9, 16-18,2-5; 3:1-7 / Ps 51 / Rom 5:12-19 / Mt 4:1-11 The Church inaugurated the Season of Lent with the liturgy of Ash Wednesday, which included the iconic ritual of the Imposition of Ashes, in which … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: Ash Wednesday, Year A, B, C

Lectionary Readings: Jl 2:12-18 / Ps 51 / 2Cor 5:20-6:2 / Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 I don’t know about you, but the more Ash Wednesdays that I experience, the deeper I think about who I am and how I should live. … Continue reading

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Why does Lent start on a Wednesday?

Every Liturgical Year, the Church starts the 40 day Lenten journey with the Liturgy of Ash Wednesday. However, a question some Catholics may ask is, “Why does the Church start Lent on a Wednesday? Why not on a Sunday?“ Every Sunday … Continue reading

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