Notable Feast Days this Week
March 11 - Clean Monday, Orthodox Lent begins
March 11 - Angus the Culdee, Ireland, 624
March 12 - Gregory the Great, Rome, 604
March 13 - Gerald of Mayo, 732
March 14 - Benedict of Nursia, 547 (Eastern)
March 15 - Leocritia, Spain, 859
March 16 - Julian of Antioch, 302
March 17 - Patrick, Apostle of Ireland, 460
March 17 - Gertrude, Nivelles, 659

Revised Common Lectionary

Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Psalm 27
Philippians 3:17-4:1
Luke 13:31-35 or Luke 9:28-43a

Daily Readings (RCL)
Abbreviated Daily Readings
Liturgical Color - Purple

-------- Second Sunday in Lent -------- March 17, 2019 (Year C)
Toward God's Promises
The Lord is our light, inspiring boldness in the midst of fear and darkness (Psalm 27). The promises he has made are sealed in blood and continue for untold generations (Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18). Like Jesus, we press on toward the cross because our citizenship in heaven is guaranteed (Philippians 3:17-41). In spite of adversity, Jesus stayed faithful until his mission was accomplished (Luke 4:1-13).
Scripture Readings
The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? When the wicked advance against me to devour me, it is my enemies and my foes who will stumble and fall. Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear... 

Commentary on Psalm 27
Thomas Aquinas

Psalm 27, Genesis 15
Philippians 3, Luke 13
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Covenant with Abraham

Philippians 3:17-4:1
Our citizenship is in heaven

Luke 13:31-35
Jesus sets his eyes toward Jerusalem

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
Lord Jesus,
You are my righteousness,
I am your sin.

You took on you what was mine;
yet set on me what was yours.

You became what you were not,
that I might become what I was not.

– Martin Luther
Practicing Prayer
O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.  
-The Book of Common Prayer
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Resources for Daily Prayer
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Singing Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Hymn suggestions for The Second Sunday of Lent (Year C) from 

Hymns related to Psalm 27 from

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The Lord is My Light | Taize Melody | Leadsheet 

The Lord is My Light (Psalm 27) | by Lilian Bouknight | Leadsheet (transcribed by Sarah Majorins)

Psalm 27 (I Will See Your Goodness) | by Greg Lafollette | Chord Charts

Psalm 27 (Whom Shall I Fear?) | by Shane Heilman | Chord Chart

Psalm 27 (One Thing) | by Shane and Shane | Leadsheets

Psalm 27:1-3 Psalm 27:4 Psalm 27:13-14 | by Joel Limpic and Aaron Strumpel

Phos Hilaron by Thomas Tallis, arranged by Church of the ApostlesChord Chart  

Lord Have Mercy (Only Say the Word) | By Philip Majorins| Leadsheet 

Psalm 27 | Metrical Options

Psalm 27 | Genevan Resources 

Psalm 27 Pointed Chant | Chart How to Sing Pointed Chant
Music for Listening
Thematic Art 
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