Lent


This year Lent begins on Wednesday 17th February 2021 and ends on Saturday 3rd April 2021.

Ash Wednesday

Mass was celebrated at St Agnes at 9.15am on Wednesday 17th February. To watch a recording of the Mass please click here.

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross for our Parish Communities in West Kirby and Hoylake will begin on Friday 19 February at 7.30pm.  This year we invite you to come together via Zoom for an opportunity to reflect on key moments in Jesus’s journey to the cross through meditation and prayer.  The Zoom link: (this is not the webinar version used for online Mass, so you will be seen if you choose to turn your video on) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89826521409 Meeting ID: 898 2652 1409.  

CAFOD has prepared a powerpoint reflection to guide you through the 15 stations of the cross.

Lenten Retreats

PRAY AS YOU GO Lenten Retreat (find some prayer tools to help you during Lent)

ONLINE CARMELITE LENT RETREAT begins on Ash Wednesday with the theme of ‘Journey from dwelling place to dwelling place with St Teresa of Avila’. You will receive meditations (text and video) for each of the seven weeks of Lent and Easter.  Register for this free retreat at: www.retreat-online.karmel.at

Fr Denis McBride will be leading a free online retreat this Lent, based on his two books Reflecting with Paintings. The retreat will launch on the Redemptorist website on Wednesday 24 February.  

Lent suggestions

BBC Daily Service including Sundays with recordings available any time on BBC Sounds.

CAFOD’s Lenten Programme: Could you walk 10,000 steps a day as part of their Walk for Water challenge?

Would you like to recommend any lenten reading? We’d love to share your recommendations with fellow parishioners. Please email Phoebe in the Parish Office (stcathhoylake@gmail.com)