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First Sunday of Lent 18th February 2018

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FirstSunday of Lent Masses  8.30am    10.15am     6pm _______________________________________
St Peter's Catholic Church, Leigh on Sea EASTWOOD PARISH Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
www.stpetereastwood.org

Lent Course - Monday evenings in Lent 7.45pm
Friday evenings in Lent -Stations of the Cross 7pm

The New Creation: Scott Hahn Reflects on the First Sunday of LentDownload Audio FileReadings:
Gn 9:8–15
Ps 25:4–9
1 Pt 3:18–22
Mk 1:12–15 Lent bids us to return to the innocence of baptism. As Noah and his family were saved through the waters of the deluge, we were saved through the waters of baptism, Peter reminds us in today’s Epistle. And God’s covenant with Noah in today’s First Reading marked the start of a new world. But it also prefigured a new and greater covenant between God and His creation (see Hosea 2:20;

Sunday 11th February 2018

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6th  Sunday in Ordinary Time Masses  8.30am    10.15am     6pm _______________________________________
St Peter's Catholic Church, Leigh on Sea EASTWOOD PARISH Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
www.stpetereastwood.org


Made Clean: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary TimeDownload Audio FileReadings:
Lv 13:1–244–46
Ps 32:1–2511
1 Cor 10:31–11:1
Mk 1:40–45 In the Old Testament, leprosy is depicted as punishment for disobedience of God’s commands (see Numbers 12:12–152 Kings 5:27;

Sunday 4th February 2018

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5th  Sunday in Ordinary Time Masses  8.30am    10.15am     6pm _______________________________________
St Peter's Catholic Church, Leigh on Sea EASTWOOD PARISH Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
www.stpetereastwood.org
Raised to Serve: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary TimeDownload Audio FileReadings:
Jb 7:1–46–7
Ps 147:1–6
1 Cor 9:16–1922–23
Mk 1:29–39 In today’s First Reading, Job describes the futility of life before Christ. His lament reminds us of the curse of toil and death placed upon Adam following his original sin (see Genesis 3:17–19). Men and women are like slaves seeking shade, unable to find rest. Their lives are like the wind that comes and goes.

Sunday 28 January

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4th  Sunday in Ordinary Time Masses  8.30am    10.15am     6pm _______________________________________
St Peter's Catholic Church, Leigh on Sea EASTWOOD PARISH Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
www.stpetereastwood.org
Our Parish Mission is underway Please go to our website (address above), for full details.

The King’s Authority: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary TimeDownload Audio FileReadings:
Dt 18:15–20
Ps 95:1–26–9
1 Cor 7:32–35
Mk 1:21–28 Last week, Jesus announced the kingdom of God is at hand. This week, in mighty words and deeds, He exercises His dominion—asserting royal authority over the ruler of this world, Satan (see

Sunday 21st January 2018

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Masses  8.30am    10.15am     6pm _______________________________________
St Peter's Catholic Church, Leigh on Sea EASTWOOD PARISH Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
www.stpetereastwood.org
Our Parish Mission begins with Holy Mass on the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul - Thursday January 25th January at 7.30pm. Please go to our website (address above), for full details.
Following Him: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Third Sunday in Ordinary TimeDownload Audio FileReadings:
Jonah 3:1-5,10
Psalm 25:4-9
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20 The calling of the brothers in today’s Gospel evokes Elisha’s commissioning by the prophet Elijah (see

Sunday 14th January 2018

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2ndSunday in Ordinary Time Masses  8.30am    10.15am     6pm _______________________________________
St Peter's Catholic Church, Leigh on Sea EASTWOOD PARISH Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
www.stpetereastwood.org
Hearing the Call: Scott Hahn Reflects on the Second Sunday in Ordinary TimeDownload Audio FileReadings:
1 Samuel 3:3-10,19
Psalm 40:2,4,7-10
1 Corinthians 6:13-15,17-20
John 1:35-42 In the call of Samuel and the first Apostles, today’s Readings shed light on our own calling to be followers of Christ. Notice in the Gospel today that John’s disciples are prepared to hear God’s call. They are already looking for the Messiah, so they trust in John’s word and follow wh