Lent 2016

'Merciful Like The Father' - Session 2

15/02/2016 12:43 pm

Christ calls sinners - cartoon

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

Today we reflect on Jesus - The Face of Mercy.

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 Two 2.40 MB

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Opening Prayer

Prayer: Session Two 265.49 kB



Alternative Reading

Reading: Session Two 279.69 kB


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

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Concluding Prayer

This prayer can be found in the download in the Opening Prayer area. 


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 Two

booklet-session2.pdf 2.40 MB

This PDF will help you follow Session Two 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 Two

prayer-session2.pdf 265.49 kB

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


Reading: Session Two

reading-session2.pdf 279.69 kB

Here's the reading for Session Two of our 'Merciful Like The Father' resource - Luke 4: 14-21. We also have an alternative reading that can be used for this session - Luke 9:28-36.