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Readings for March 2020

Readings for the services of Holy Communion on Sundays and Wednesdays during March.

1 March – Lent 1 
Genesis 2.15–17; 3.1–7; Psalm 32; Romans 5.12–19; Matthew 4.1–11

4 March 
Jonah 3; Psalm 51.1–5, 17–18; Luke 11.29–32

8 March – Lent 2 
Genesis 12.1–4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4.1–5, 13–17; John 3.1–17 

11 March 
Jeremiah 18.18–20; Psalm 31.4–5, 14–18; Matthew 20.17–28

15 March – Lent 3 
Exodus 17.1–7; Psalm 95; Romans 5.1–11; John 4.5–42

18 March – Cyril, Bishop of Jerusalem 
Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) 47.8-10; Psalm 122; Luke 24.44-48 

22 March – Lent 4 & Mothering Sunday 
1 Samuel 1.20-28; Psalm 127; Colossians 3.12-17; John 19.25b-27 

25 March – Annunciation 
Isaiah 7.10–14; Psalm 40.5–11; Hebrews 10.4–10; Luke 1.26–38 

29 March – Lent 5 
Ezekiel 37.1–14; Psalm 130; Romans 8.6–11; John 11.1–45 

Additional festivals and commemorations in March

  • 2 March
    Chad, bishop, missionary, 672
  • 6 March
    Ember Day
  • 7 March
    Perpetua, Felicity & companions, martyrs, 203
    Ember Day
  • 17 March
    Patrick, bishop, missionary, patron of Ireland, c 460
  • 19 March
    Joseph of Nazareth (fathers’ day in Spain)
  • 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
  • 26 March
    Harriet Monsell, founder of Community of St John the Baptist, 1883
  • 31 March
    John Donne, priest, poet, 1631


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