Lenten Retreat at Wardley Hall

The Bishops of England and Wales have challenged us to read the entire Gospel of Matthew as part of The God Who Speaks year on Scripture. The Lenten programme at Wardley Hall will focus on this challenge.

Using Scripture, poetry, art and/or music, we will pray with Matthew’s Gospel.

Sessions, led by Sr Joan Kersley FMSJ and Maria Kidd, will include talks, individual prayer time and sharing.

The first event will take place on

Week 1: 28th February:

a. Jesus confronts temptation
b. Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount

Week 2: 6th March:

a. Jesus offers choices
b.Jesus, Compassionate Healer

Week 3: 13th March:

a. Jesus missions the Disciples
b. Jesus teaches in Parables

Week 4: 20th March:

a. Jesus the Source of Life
b.Jesus Fountain of Mercy

Week 5: 27th March:

a. Jesus the Messiah
b.Jesus’ Great Commandment

Week 6: 3rd April:

a. Jesus’ Passion and Death
b.Jesus’ Resurrection and Great Commission

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