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February 17, 2023

1st Sunday of Lent, Year A (Feb 26, 2023)

“Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights.” If we are one with the Spirit and nurtured by God’s Word, we, too, will be able to face the temptations that lead us astray.


Listen to the Podcast:


1st Sunday of Lent Entrance Antiphon When He Calls on Me, I Will Answer Him (Steve Angrisano, Sarah Hart and Curtis Stephan)

Let Us All Rejoice #65

Entrance Chant 40 Days (Matt Maher)

Choose Christ Missal 2023 #118; Spirit & Song #155; Never Too Young #173

Responsorial Psalm Be Merciful, O Lord, for We Have Sinned (Curtis Stephan)

Spirit & Psalm 2023: p. 92

Gospel Acclamation Lenten Gospel Acclamation: Mass of the Desert (Tom Booth)

Spirit & Psalm 2023: p. 94

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts Prayer of St. Augustine (Ken Canedo)

Choose Christ Missal 2023 #467

1st Sunday of Lent Communion Antiphon One Does Not Live by Bread Alone [Option 1] (Steve Angrisano, Sarah Hart and Curtis Stephan)

Let Us All Rejoice #66

Communion Chant Into the Desert (Curtis Stephan and Sarah Hart)

Choose Christ Missal 2023 #123; Spirit & Song #159

Sending Forth Revive Us, O God (Jesse Manibusan)

Choose Christ Missal 2023 #317; Spirit & Song #345

Liturgy Podcast is a weekly liturgy planning resource for musicians, liturgists, homilists, youth groups, faith sharing groups, and all who look to the liturgical readings for inspiration and nourishment. Join Ken Canedo as he breaks open the Scripture and plays suggested tracks from the Spirit & Song repertoire.

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