Lent at the Abbey 2017

Re-reading Luke’s Parables

in the light of the

Lenten practices of

Prayer, Fasting

and Almsgiving



Sunday 5th March at 4.30 pm

Praying with the Hungry: Jesus in the desert (Luke 4:1-13)

Luke Macnamara OSB


Sunday 12th March at 4.30 pm

The Good Samaritan and the Mugger’s Victim: Opportunities to Give Alms (Luke 10:25-37)

Martin Browne OSB


Sunday 19th March at 4.30 pm

Almsgiving with a twist: The Unjust Steward (Luke 16:1-8)

Dr Jessie Rogers


Sunday 26th March at 4.30 pm

The Parable of the Two Sons: Fasting and Prayer (Luke 15:11-32)

Columba McCann OSB


Sunday 2nd April at 4.30 pm

Recognising our neighbours: the example of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)

Francis Cousins


Sunday 9th April at 4.30 pm

Learning to fast, pray and give alms with a Pharisee and Tax Collector (Luke 18:9-14)

Luke Macnamara OSB



Talks will take place in the Monastery Library at 4.30 pm, followed by tea and coffee at 5.15 pm.

All are
welcome to attend Sunday Vespers in the Abbey Church at 6.00 pm.