It-Tielet Ħadd tar-Randan
- Colour: Purple
- Mass: proper; Gloria omitted; Creed; Preface of Third Sunday of Lent (When Year A readings are used) or Preface of Lent I-II
- Office: Psalter Week III
- RCIA (Year A): First Scrutiny
- The Readings for Year A may be used in any year and must be used when the Scrutiny is celebrated.
|Reading 1||Exod 17:3-7||Give us water to drink.|
|Psalm||Ps 94:1-2, 6-9||O that today you would listen to his voice:
‘Harden not your hearts.’
|Reading 2||Rom 5:1-2, 5-8||The love of God has been poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit which has been given us.|
|Gospel Acclamation||John 4:42. 15||Lord, you are really the saviour of the world;
give me living water, so that I may never get thirsty.
|Gospel||John 4:5-42||A spring of water welling up to eternal life.|
|shorter||John 4:5-15, 19-26, 39-42||A spring of water welling up to eternal life.|
may be replaced by Year A readngs
|Reading 1||Exod 20:1-17||The Law was given through Moses.|
|shorter||Exod 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17||The Law was given through Moses.|
|Psalm||Ps 18:8-11 r. Jn 6:68||You, Lord, have the message of eternal life.|
|Reading 2||1 Cor 1:22-25||Here we are preaching a crucified Christ, an obstacle to men, but to those who are called, the wisdom of God.|
|Gospel Acclamation||John 11: 25-26||I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord,
whoever believes in me will never die.
|John 3: 16||God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son;
everyone who belives in him has eternal life.
|Gospel||John 2:13-25||Destroy this sanctuary, and in three day I will raise it up.|
may be replaced by Year A readings
|Reading 1||Exod 3:1-8, 13-15||I Am has sent me to you.|
|Psalm||Ps 102:1-4, 6-8, 11 r. 8||The Lord is compassion and love.|
|Reading 2||1 Cor 10:1-6, 10-12||The life of the people under Moses in the desert was written down to be a lesson for us.|
|Gospel Acclamation||Matt 4: 17||Repent, says the Lord, for the kingdom of heaven is close at hand.|
|Gospel||Luke 13:1-9||Unless you repent you will all perish as they did.|