Lent 2016

'Merciful Like The Father' - Session Three

29/02/2016 11:47 am

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Here's Session Three of our Lenten resource 'Merciful Like The Father'.

Today we reflect on The Prodigal Son.

Each session comes with resources that enable you to follow or 'voice' the sessions - the opening prayer, reading, and final prayer.

You can follow the whole session by reading/downloading this PDF:

Booklet: Session Three 2.40 MB

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Opening Prayer

Prayer: Session Three 265.47 kB


Reading: Session Three 286.35 kB


Our reflection comes from the eminent Bible scholar Fr Henry Wansbrough OSB - a Benedictine priest from Ampleforth.

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Concluding Prayer

A PDF download of this prayer can be found in the 'Opening Prayer' section above.


Our full section for our Lent 2016 multimedia resources

This series has been produced in collaboration with Clifton Diocese - the Catholic Church in the West of England.


Images and graphics designed by Father Jan Rossey, a monk of Caldey Abbey.


Guide: Merciful Like The Father

intro-booklet.pdf 2.67 MB

A 'How To' guide to our Lenten multimedia resource 'Merciful Like The Father'. 


Booklet: Session Three

booklet-session3.pdf 2.40 MB

This PDF will help you follow Session Three of our 'Merciful Like The Father' resource for Lent 2016. Offers prayers, scripture readings and reflections from the eminent Bible scholar Fr Henry Wansbrough OSB.


Prayer: Session Three

prayer-session3.pdf 265.47 kB

Our opening prayer for Session Three of our 'Merciful Like The Father' resource.


Reading: Session Three

reading-session3.pdf 286.35 kB

Here's the reading for Session Three of our 'Merciful Like The Father' resource - Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 - The Prodigal Son.