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Readings for March 2018

Readings for the main services of worship on Sunday & Wednesday during March.

4 March – Lent 3
Exodus 20.1-17; Psalm 19.7-14; 1 Corinthians 1.18-25; John 2.13-22

7 March – Perpetua & her companions, martyrs
Hebrews 10.32-39; Psalm 124; Matthew 24.9-14

11 March – Lent 4 & Mothering Sunday
Numbers 21.4-9; Psalm 107.1-9; Ephesians 2.1-10; John 3.14-21

14 March
Isaiah 49.8-15; Psalm 145.8-18; John 5.17-30

18 March – Lent 5
Jeremiah 31.31-34; Psalm 119.9-16; Hebrews 5.5-10; John 12.20-33

21 March – Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop, martyr
Romans 11.13-24; Psalm 119.73-80; Luke 2.25-35

25 March – Palm Sunday
Mark 11.1-11; Psalm 118.1-2,19-29
Isaiah 50.4-9a; Psalm 31.9-16; Philippians 2.5-11; Mark 14.1-15.39 or -15.47

28 March
Isaiah 50.4-9a; Psalm 70; Hebrews 12.1-3; John 13.21-32

29 March – Maundy Thursday
Exodus 12.1-4,11-14; Psalm 116.1,10-17; 1 Corinthians 11.23-26; John 13.1-17,31b-35

30 March – Good Friday – Seven Last Words from the Cross
Luke 23:33-35; John 19:25b-27; Luke 23:39-43; Matthew 27:45-47; John 19:28-29; John 19:30; Luke 23:44-46

31 March – Easter Vigil
Genesis 1.1-2.4; Exodus 14.10-31,15.20-21; Ezekiel 37.1-14; Psalm 114; Romans 6.3-11; Mark 16.1-8

 

Additional festivals and commemorations in March:

  • 1 March
    David, bishop, patron of Wales, c 601
  • 2 March
    Chad, bishop, missionary, 672
  • 8 March
    Edward King, bishop, 1910; Felix, bishop, 647
    Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, priest, poet, 1929
  • 17 March
    Patrick, bishop, missionary, patron of Ireland, c 460
  • 19 March
    Joseph of Nazareth
  • 20 March
    Cuthbert, bishop, missionary, 687
  • 21 March
    Thomas Cranmer, archbishop, Reformation martyr, 1556
  • 24 March
    Walter Hilton, mystic, 1396
    Paul Couturier, priest, ecumenist, 1953
    Oscar Romero, archbishop, martyr, 1980

 

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