3rd Sunday of Lent (B) Year of Mark
Ex 20:1-17; 1 Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up
- Mass setting: From the missal (Gregorian)
- Motet: Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake* (Farrant)
- Communio: Passer invenit sibi domum, et turtur nidum, ubi reponat pullos suos: altaria tua Domine virtutum, Rex meus, et Deus meus: beati qui habitant in domo tua, in saeculum saeculi laudabunt te The sparrow has found herself a home and the swallow a nest where she may lay her young; at your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God! Happy are those who dwell in your house. They will praise you forever and ever.
- Hymns: Lent prose Attende Domine; Adoramus te Christe, benedicimus tibi, quia per crucem tuam redemisti mundum We adore you Christ and we bless you, for by your cross you have redeemed the world (Taizé)
- Organ Prelude: Adagio – John Bennet (1735-1784)
- Organ Voluntary: Adagio in ‘d’ minor – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Organist: Bransby Byrne
*Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake lay not our sins to our charge,
but forgive that is past, and give us grace to amend our sinful lives:
to decline from sin and incline to virtue,
that we may walk in a perfect heart, before thee now and evermore.