CD with hymns for six session small group program Lifting Up Our Hearts: Praying with the Third Edition of the Roman Missal These hymns are included in the opening and closing prayers for the six sessions.
Towards the Light Lent Program Year B (Adult Book)
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At the beginning of the season of Lent we are marked with a cross of ash. On Ash Wednesday we stand at a cross-road and are given an opportunity to re-assess the direction of our lives and to re-orientate where we are going. We ask God to lead us from the ashes towards the light of Christ's grace and mercy.
The book includes prayers, the Sunday Gospels, Gospel reflections and information on Lenten practices, symbols and rituals. It can be read for personal reflection, or as the foundation for a small group discussion. Towards the Light will provide spiritual enlightenment and inspiration for your journey to Easter.
The Gospel reflections for the six sessions of Towards the Light were written by Rev Peter Wieneke OSA (weeks 1, 2, 6) and Rev Anthony Mellor (weeks 3, 4, 5).
For groups the book has a clear and user-friendly process of:
In the last section of the book, 'Living in the Light', there are practical suggestions for service and discipleship for specific days of the following week. As well as an excellent resource for parish communities, the opportunities for prayer, meditation on the scriptures and sharing provides a valuable pathway for the elect (those adults preparing for baptism) on their Lenten pilgrimage to Easter.