In the heart of Lent, we keep the feast of Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. We mark the day by praising God the creator, who sustained Patrick, and who sustains the Church, in good times and bad.
1st Reading: Sirach 39:6-10
One who was filled with the spirit of understanding
If the great Lord is willing, he will be filled with the spirit of understanding;
he will pour forth words of wisdom of his own and give …