1st Sunday of Lent year A


First Reading: Genesis 2:7-9; 3:1-7  Adam and Eve eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, their eyes were opened, and the story of humanity took a dark turn.

Second Reading: Romans 5:12-19 Jesus is the new Adam, who will undo the sins of our forbears.

Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11 The temptations of the devil are dismissed by Jesus with the words, ‘You must worship the Lord your God, and serve him alone’. 

Mass music for 9 March

Entrance :   Lord Jesus, think on me 204
Lord Have Mercy Responsorial
Psalm : said 
Gospel Acclamation Praise to you, O Christ, King of Eternal Glory unaccompanied
Offertory : In Bread we bring you 609
Sanctus: echo
Acclamation: TBA
Lamb of God: Latin plainchant
Communion: Sweet Sacrament Divine 663
Recessional:    God of mercy and Compassion 640