Lenten Reflections

There will be Lenten Reflections each Tuesday during Lent at 6.45pm. This year, the Reflections are based on The APOSTOLIC LETTER PATRIS CORDE (of the Holy Father Pope FRANCIS on the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church).

The Live Stream begins with organ music, as a preparation for the passage from Patris Corde, followed by the Reflection from Canon Wilson and concludes with a period of contemplation focusing on a work of art.


Lenten Reflections will be Live Streamed only. The programme is as follows


23rd February - A Father’s Heart

Why did Pope Francis chose this theme for our Church in 2021 during these times of Pandemic?

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2nd March - Obedience

Is obedience still valued in today’s society and in our faith? Do we need obedience? Who do we need to be obedient to? What does obedience mean during Lent?

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9th March - Creative Courage

Pope Francis’ words of ‘creative courage’ are inspiring. How creative are you? What is courage for you? Combining the words, what does it mean?

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16th March - A Father in the Shadows

Pope Francis says that fathers are not born but made. In Lent we are re-made too if we are open to this... What is this ‘new’ life and reality? Do I welcome Jesus in my own home?

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23rd March - Joseph found happiness not in mere self-sacrifice but in self-gift

As we near Holy Week, where we will contemplate on how Jesus gave Himself to us, what is the gift we can bring to others?

What is self-gift?

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© Patrick van der Vorst at Christian.art

View full Apostolic Letter