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‘Bishop’ comes from the Greek word for ‘overseer’. So a bishop is a senior Christian minister authorised to have oversight for God’s people. As well as duties given to deacons and priests, bishops confirm and ordain.


Lent is the six-week period leading up to Easter. It is a particular time to confess sin and to seek personal and collective renewal (a ‘springtime of the spirit’). Lent has a special focus on Jesus’s journey to the cross and prepares the Church to celebrate his resurrection.


Prayer sustains our human relationship with God and may involve words (formal or informal) or be silent. Prayer can involve adoration (‘I love you’), confession (‘sorry’), thanksgiving and supplication (‘please’).

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Lent 2021

My Journey in Prayer

Daily reflections for Lent with Bishop Joanna

1. Ash Wednesday
2. Thursday February 18th
3. Friday February 19th
4. Saturday February 20th
5. Sunday February 21st - a sermon on Mark 1: 9-15
6. Monday February 22nd [The Lord's Prayer]
7. Tuesday February 23rd
8. Wednesday February 24th
9. Thursday February 25th
10. Friday February 26th
11. Saturday February 27th
12. Monday March 1st
13. Tuesday March 2nd
14. Wednesday March 3rd