Time online: Friday 3 April 2020

  • Church leaders in Ireland make A Call To Pray on Palm Sunday. Paying tribute to everyone in the health and social care services and those in the frontline, for their courage in the battle against the Coronavirus (COVID–19) pandemic, prayers and suggestions are given online and in a document you can download
  • Churches Together Britain and Ireland has a Lent study 2020 – Opening the Scriptures: setting our hearts on fire where you will find some resources for Holy Week.
  • A variety of prayers is published on Kildare and Leighlin’s website and a Coronavirus Prayer can be found at America Magazine.
  • Sacred Space has published an ‘Isolation’ Retreat using meditations from the books, Finding God in the Mess and Deeper into the Mess. Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds have shaped a 14-day retreat around themes loosely based on the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius.
  • The Sacred Space/Pray as you go Lenten Retreat 2020: Journeying with Jesusremains available and the Pray As You Stay Retreat from Pray as you go is now in its second week.
  • Brother Richard Hendrick wrote a reflection - Lockdown - which has been widely appreciated. Hosted by the Irish Bishops Conference, Brother Richard will present the first of a series of podcasts beginning on Palm Sunday and continuing through the week. You can subscribe to the podcast at this link