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The Sunday Gospels Of Lent

This year's series of Lenten talks follow the Gospel readings for each Sunday of Lent.

These Gospel texts have been specially chosen from earliest times in the Church to prepare all Christians for Easter and especially candidates who are to receive baptism at Easter. The speakers will draw treasures new and old from these readings to help equip contemporary Christians in their journey towards Easter and the promise of new life that it brings. 

The talks occur each Sunday at 4.30pm and are followed by tea and coffee, after which there is the option of attending Vespers in the Abbey Church at 6.00pm.

Talks will be streamed and available as recordings on the abbey website at www.glenstal.org. 

  • 1st March: Do Not Lead Us Into Temptation, Jesus in the Desert
    Luke Macnamara OSB - BOOK ONLINE NOW
  • 8th March: Where Two Or Three Are Gathered, Jesus on Mount Tabor
    Brendan Coffey OSB - BOOK ONLINE NOW
  • 15th March: Come And See A Man Who Has Told Me Everything 
    Luke Macnamara OSB - BOOK ONLINE NOW
  • 22nd March: The Light Of The World Comes To The Blind
    Mark Patrick Hederman OSB - BOOK ONLINE NOW
  • 29th March: Lazarus Come Out, Heeding the Call to Live
    Columba McCann OSB - BOOK ONLINE NOW
  • 5th April: A Subversive Triumphal Entry
    Henry O’Shea OSB - BOOK ONLINE NOW