1st Week of Lent Psalter: Week 1
Ps 34:4-5, 6-7, 16-17, 18-19
From all their distress God recues the just.
1st Reading: Is 55:10-11
10 “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven
and do not return there but water the earth,
making it bring forth and sprout,
giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater,
11so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth;
it shall not return to me empty,
but it shall accomplish that which I purpose,
and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.
|Daily Gospel Readings and Reflections 2011 for March 15, 2011|
7″And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words. 8Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. 9Pray then like this:
“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. 10Your kingdom come, your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
11Give us this day our daily bread, 12and forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
13And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
14For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, 15but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Reflections taken from Daily Gospel 2011 by Claretian Publications