2022 Lenten Reading Schedule

The Seven Last Words of Christ Explained

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THE SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST EXPLAINED (DATE)

THEME OF MEDITATION

PAGE #

Day 1: Ash Wednesday, March 2/22

Blessed Are the Meek

31

Day 2: March 3/22

Blessed Are the Merciful

99

Day 3: March4/21

Blessed Are the Clean of Heart

167

Day 4: March 5/22

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

237

Day 5: March 6/ 22

 Blessed Are They That Hunger and Thirst after Justice

307

Day 6: March 7/22

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

377

Day 7: March 8/22

Blessed Are They That Mourn

443

Day 8: March 9/22

Unjust Suffering

39

Day 9: March 10/22

Pain

107

Day 10: March 11/22

Suffering of the Innocent

175

Day 11: March 12/22

God and the Soul

245

Day 12: March 13/22

The Need For Zeal

315

Day 13: March 14/22

A Planned Universe

383

Day 14: March 15/22

Eternal Freedom

451

Day 15: March 16/22

Anger

47

Day 16: March 17/22

Envy

115

Day 17: March 18/22

Lust

183

Day 18: March 19/22

Pride

253

Day 19: March 20/22

Gluttony

323

Day 20: March 21/22

Sloth

391

Day 21: March 22/22

Covetousness

459

Day 22: March 23/22

Fortitude

55

Day 23: March 24/22

Hope

125

Day 24: March 25/22

Prudence

193

Day 25: March 26/22

Faith

263

Day 26: March 27/22

Temperance

335

Day 27: March 28/22

Justice

403

Day 28: March 29/22

Charity

471

Day 29: March 30/22

A Word to the Humanists

69

Day 30: March 31/22

A Word to the Sinners

135

Day 31: April 1/22

A Word to the Selfish

201

Day 32: April 2/22

A Word to the Intelligentsia

271

Day 33: April 3/22

A Word to the Moderns

345

Day 34: April 4/22

A Word to the Sensationalists

411

Day 35: April 5/22

A Word to the Thinkers

477

Day 36: April 6/22

The Value of Ignorance

75

Day 37: April 7/22

The Secret of Sanctity

143

Day 38: April 8/22

The Fellowship of Religion

213

Day 39: April 9/22

Confidence in Victory

283

Day 40: April 10/22

Religion Is a Quest

355

Day 41: April 11/22

The Hour

419

Day 42: April 12/22

Thy Will Be

The Purpose of Life

483

Day 42: April 13/22

Our Father Who Art in Heaven
Hallowed Be Thy Name
Thy Kingdom Come

23
91
157

Day 44: April 14/22

Thy Will Be Done
Give Us This Day
Forgive Us Our Trespasses
Deliver us From Evil

227
299
369
433

Day 45: April 15/22 (Good Friday)

Father, Forgive Them For They Know Not What They Do
This Day Thou Shall Be With Me in Paradise
Women, Behold Thy Son
My God! My God! Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
I Thirst
It Is Consummated
Father, Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit

19
87
153
223
295
365
429

Day 46: April 16/22 Easter Saturday (Vigil Mass)

Day of Meditation
No Reading Assigned 

Day 47: April 17/22 Easter Sunday

Day of Thanksgiving
No Reading Assigned 

Day 48: April 18/2nd Day in the Octave of Easter

The Confiteor

25

Day 49: April 19/3rd Day in the Octave of Easter

The Offertory

93

Day 50: April 20/4th Day in the Octave of Easter

The Sanctus

159

Day 51: April 21/5th Day in the Octave of Easter

The Consecration

231

Day 52: April 22/6th Day in the Octave of Easter

The Communion

301

Day 53: April 23/7th Day in the Octave of Easter

The Ice, Missa Eat

371

Day 54: April 24/8th Day in the Octave of Easter

The Last Gospel

435