Sunday 18 February 2024

About Today Readings

1st Sunday of Lent

Genesis 9:8–15. Your ways, O Lord, are love and truth to those who keep your covenant – Psalm 24(25):4–9. 1 Peter 3:18–22. Mark 1:12–15.

Time to be with God

With Jesus we might move out into the wilderness; taking this time to be sheared of all that keeps us comfortable and that makes us unable to welcome God into our lives – what Pope Francis has called ‘the vain joys that are easily bought and sold in any shop’. This is not a time of flagellation but of coming home to that space where we can simply be with our God.

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