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Space for Lent at Lunchtime

Would you like to spend a little time each week of Lent preparing for the Sunday Gospel before you hear it at Sunday Mass?

Lent is a time to consider a commitment to prayer, fasting and giving. 'Space for Lent at Lunchtime' will provide you with a wonderful opportunity to gather with others to pray, share and reflect on the Sunday Gospels during the 6 weeks of Lent leading up to Palm Sunday and Holy Week.

'Space for Lent at Lunchtime' will be delivered via Zoom and facilitated by Ursula Doherty - Lectio Divina Guide, and Tony Brennan - Pastoral Coordinator, Diocese of Derry.

Join us each Wednesday of Lent at 1:00pm-1:50pm, Lent at Lunchtime will continue each Wednesday until 29th March 2023.

Make space this Lent to develop your knowlege of the Gospel

Using the prayer practice of Lectio Divina, Ursula will lead the group to read, listen to, respond to and rest with the Word of God. As a group, it is a wonderful opportunity to place the Word of God at the centre of our prayer and spiritual life as we strive to deepen our relationship with Christ and each other.

To book your place please click the botton below

We want you get to get the best experience from this programme. If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please email Tony at

Gospel passages for the 6 Sundays in Lent 2023

These are the Gospel readings particpants will be preparing for:

Sunday, 26th February

1st Sunday of Lent
Matthew chapter 4:1-11
The Temptation in the Wilderness

Sunday, 5th March
2nd Sunday of Lent
Matthew chapter 17:1-9
The Transfiguration

Sunday, 12th March
3rd Sunday of Lent
John chapter 4:5-42
Jesus meets the Samaritan Woman at the Well

Sunday, 19th March
4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)
John chapter 9:1,6-9,13-17,34-38
The Healing of the Blind Man

Sunday, 26th March
5th Sunday of Lent
John chapter 11:3-7,17,20-27,33-45
The Raising of Lazarus from the Dead

Sunday, 2nd of April
Palm Sunday
Matthew chapter 21:1-11
Jesus' Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem

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