III. Week of Lent
Monday 22nd February
Evangelium: Mt 16,13-19
Thought of the day: “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”
They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Mt 16,13.
Task for the Day: What means God in your life?
Tuesday 23th February
Evangelium: Mt 23,1-12
Thought of the Day: The greatest among you must be your servant. Mt 23, 11
Task for the Day: Do some service today: help someone who needs it, visit your parents/grandparents/friends you didn´t visit for long time…
Wednesday 24th February
Evangelium: Mt 20, 17-28
Thought of the Day: Heed me, O LORD, and listen to what my adversaries say. Jer 18, 19
Task for the Day: Do not miss the holy mass today to pray.
Thursday 25th February
Evangelium: Lk 16, 19-31
Thought of the Day: Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose hope is the LORD. He is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches out its roots to the stream: It fears not the heat when it comes, its leaves stay green; In the year of drought it shows no distress, but still bears fruit. Jer 17, 7-8
Task for the Day: Try to smile and think positive even when you are not happy.
Friday 26th February
Evangelium: Mt 21,33-43.45-46
Meditating the Story of the Passion in St. Mark’s Gospel
The King is arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane (Mk. 14:32-52; see Mt. 26:36-56; Lk. 22:40-53).
32 They came to a plot of land called
34 And he began to feel terror and
35 And going on a little further he
36 ‘Abba, Father!’ he said, ‘For you
37 He came back and found them
39 Again he went away and prayed,
40 And once more he came back and
42 Get up! Let us go! My betrayer is
43 And at once, while he was still
44 Now the traitor had arranged a
45 So when the traitor came, he went
46 The others seized him and arrested
47 Then one of the bystanders drew his
48 Then Jesus spoke. ‘Am I a bandit,’ he said, ‘that you had
49 I was among you teaching in the Temple day
50 And they all deserted him and ran
51 A young man followed
52 but he left the cloth in their
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The early church liked to think of Jesus as
Thought of the Day: Jesus said to them, “Did you never read in the scriptures: ‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes’? Mt 21,42
Task for the Day: Write a diary about positive things in your life.
Saturday 27th February
Evangelium: Lk 15,1-3.11-32
Thought of the Day: He said to him, ‘My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours. But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.'” Lk 15, 31-32
Task for the Day: Try to think about important things you have „lost and founf“ in your life, Forgive to somebody something what he/she owes you.
Sunday 28th February
Evangelium: Lk 13, 1-9
Thought of the Day: ‘For three years now I have come in search of fruit on this fig tree but have found none. (So) cut it down. Why should it exhaust the soil?’
He said to him in reply, ‘Sir, leave it for this year also, and I shall cultivate the ground around it and fertilize it; it may bear fruit in the future. If not you can cut it down.'” Lk 13, 7-9
Task for the Day: Read at least a part of the ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS.