First Sunday of Lent
Readings of the day

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15
24 (25):4-5ab,6-7bc,8-9
Second Reading:
1 Peter 3:18-22

Gospel: Mark 1:12-15

In those days the Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan. He was among wild beasts, and the angels ministered to him.

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfilment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.”