THE LENTEN SEASON
PRAYER THEMES: During Lent we are asked to pray for these intentions: Candidates for the Sacraments; Women; The Needy and Hungary of the World; Penitents and Wanderers.
PRAYER INTENTIONS: Our Lenten Appeal; Women; Marginalised and Forgotten; Children of Syria.
Children exposed to violence.
POPE’S INTENTION: Evangelisation: Formation of Spiritual Discernment
That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.
26th February Fairtrade Fortnight Begins.
1st March World Book Day.
International Schools Meals Day
2nd March Holi
3rd March World Wild life Day
8th March International Women’s Day.
9th March World Science Week Begins.
12th March Commonwealth Day
SAINT OF THE DAY:
26th February St Alexander of Alexandria
27th February St Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows
28th February St Oswald of Worcester
1st March Saint David, Patron of Wales
2nd March St Chad bishop
5th March St Kieran bishop
6th March St Colette
7th March Ss Perpetua and Felicity martyrs
8th March St John of God
9th March St Frances of Rome religious
REFLECTION: Nothing great is ever achieved without much enduring.
(St. Catherine of Siena)