The Roman Catholic Parish of

Our Lady Queen of Apostles (Cheddar)

2nd Sunday of Lent
Year B
25th February 2024

Entrance Antiphon: Psalm 26:8-9

Of you my heart has spoken, Seek his face.
It is your face, O Lord, that I seek;
hide not your face from me.

1st Reading: Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18

God put Abraham to the test. 'Abraham, Abraham' he called.
'Here I am' he replied. 'Take your son,' God said
'your only child Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah
There you shall offer him as a burnt offering, on a mountain
I will point out to you.' ...

Responsorial Psalm 115:10,15-19
I will walk in the presence of the Lord
in the land of the living.

2nd Reading: Romans 8:31-34
With God on our side who can be against us? Since God did not spare
his own Son, but gave him up to benefit us all, we may be certain,
after such a gift, that he will not refuse anything he can give.
Could anyone accuse those that God has chosen? ...

Gospel Acclamation: Matthew 17:5
Glory and praise to you, O Christ!
From the bright cloud the Father's voice was heard:
"This is my Son, the Beloved. Listen to him."
Glory and praise to you, O Christ!

Gospel: Mark 9:2-10
Jesus took with him Peter and James and John and led them up
a high mountain where they could be alone by themselves.
There in their presence he was transfigured: his clothes became
dazzlingly white, whiter than any earthly bleacher could make them.
Elijah appeared to them with Moses; and they were talking with Jesus ...

Communion Antiphon: Matthew 17:5
This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased: listen to him.