3rd Sunday of Lent – 10 March 2012
Christ, the wisdom of God
Entrance antiphon: My eyes are ever fixed on the Lord, for he releases my feet from the snare. O look at me and be merciful, for I am wretched and alone
Entrance: Flow river flow
1st Reading: Exo 20:1-17 The Law was given through Moses
Resp psalm: 18 You, Lord, have the message of eternal life.
2nd Reading: 1 Cor 1:22-25 Here we are preaching a crucified Christ, an obstacle to men, but to those who are called, the wisdom of God
Gospel acclamation: I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord, whoever believes in me will never die.
Gospel: John 2:13-25 Destroy this sanctuary and in three days I will raise it up
Offertory: I am the bread of life
Communion antiphon: The sparrow even finds a home, the swallow finds a nest wherein to place her young, near to your altars, Lord of hosts, my King, my God! How happy they who dwell in your house! For ever they are praising you
Communion: In your presence
Recessional: Take up your cross