Scripture Reflection for March 2020

Scripture Reflection Gathering

You are invited to reflect on the Sunday readings for March with members of our community. Our next gathering will be Saturday February 29th at 9am in the parish office. Whether or not you are able to prepare, you can always gain insight and share thoughts on the Sunday readings that have touched your heart. If you can, take time to prepare by reviewing the Sunday readings from March 1st to March 29th. This is a great way to grow during the season of Lent. You may choose to concentrate on any of the readings, but please consider the Psalms provided during this time of the year. Also read a few versus before the chosen reading and a few after.  You may want to read a little more to get the idea of what the Gospel writer is trying to say.

March 1st: 1st Reading Genesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7, Psalm 51 Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned., 2nd Reading Romans 5:12-19, Gospel Matthew 4:1-11

March 8th: 1st Reading Genesis 12:1-4a, Psalm Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you., 2nd Reading 2 Timothy 1:8b-10, Gospel Matthew 17:1-9

March 15th: 1st Reading Exodus 17:3-7, Psalm 95 If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts…, 2nd Reading Romans 5:1-2, 5-8, Gospel John 4:5-42

March 22nd: 1st Reading 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a, Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd there is nothing I shall want…, 2nd Reading Ephesians 5:8-14, Gospel John 9:1-41

March 29th: 1st Reading Ezekiel 37:12-14, Psalm 130 With the Lord there is mercy and fullness of redemption…, 2nd Reading Romans 8:8-11, Gospel John 11:1-45

For more information, please contact Sue Unger. Office 503-953-8328 or sunger@archdpdx.org.

 

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