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First Sunday of Lent


Message from the Rector

‘Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread.” Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘One does not live by bread alone”’ (Luke 4: 1-4).

We mark the First Sunday in Lent by reflecting on the nature and challenge of temptation. As Luke tells us, Jesus Christ was tempted by the Devil – ‘if you are the Son of God…’ This account of the temptation is the Gospel for the Day on the First Sunday in Lent not just this ........:...... To read more download the Pew Sheet

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Earlier Event: March 9
8.45am Joint Service
Later Event: March 17
Second Sunday of Lent