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
Lord Have Mercy Responsorial