Tag Archives: Lent

Day of Prayer for Survivors of Abuse 2020

The Bishops have chosen the Friday of the Fifth Week of Lent as the Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse, which is marked this year on Friday 3rd April 2020. The liturgical resources and prayers on the … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross with Fr Denis McBride – FREE resource

To help support you during this time, Redemptorist Publications are delighted to share the DVD version of one of their best-selling books; Stations of the Cross – Then and Now by Fr Denis McBride C.Ss.R. In this one hour video the voice … Continue reading

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Lent Scripture Resources

‘Reading Matthew in Lent‘ is a series of simple podcasts from the Bishops’ Conference for the Lenten season, offering a daily reading from St Matthew’s Gospel from Ash Wednesday to Easter Monday. On the Redemptorist Publications blog, renowned priest, lecturer … Continue reading

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Rite of Sending for Election

Here are texts from the RCIA for a parish celebration for Sending Catechumens for Election and Candidates for Recognition by the Bishop, ahead of the Rite of Election in Arundel Cathedral (Saturday 29th February at 2.30pm). On the Rites page, you … Continue reading

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The power of the creative Word of God – a series of talks

In this Year of the Word, join us for a series of talks by Fr Tony Milner in the parish hall of St Joseph’s Church, Falkland Grove, Dorking, RH4 3DL. The talks start at 8.00pm. 27th February: Genesis 1-11, God’s Word … Continue reading

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Ideas for Intercessions from the Society of St Gregory

The Society of St Gregory have made available their Ideas for Intercession (for Christmas, Ordinary Time (Winter) and Lent) which are usually only available to subscribing members who receive their journal, Music and Liturgy. This is a valuable resource – … Continue reading

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RCIA – Rites and Celebrations during Lent and Easter

With Lent just under a month away, here are some key dates for RCIA teams in the coming weeks. The Rite of Election will be celebrated with Bishop Richard on Saturday 9th March at 2.30pm in Arundel Cathedral. RCIA co-ordinators should have received … Continue reading

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Season of Lent

Check the Lent section of the Seasons page for resources to help with liturgy planning during Lent. The Season of Lent leaflet from the Liturgy Office is very useful as a starting point and source of background information. “The annual … Continue reading

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How to celebrate the Scrutinies without scaring the Catechumens! (From Team RCIA)

“How do we explain the scrutinies to the catechumens without scaring them?” That was a question Team RCIA received recently. The structure and beautiful prayers of the rite don’t seem frightening, but perhaps we’re put off by the titles scrutiny … Continue reading

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Psalm for 1st Sunday of Lent (Year B)

For those of you who use Paul Inwood’s setting of Psalm 24 (25), “Remember, remember your mercy Lord”, here is an alternative refrain to reflect the Psalm response in the Lectionary for the 1st Sunday of Lent, Year B. Use … Continue reading

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