Psalm for the 3rd Sunday of Lent (A)

Psalm 95: 1-2, 6-9

This week’s responsorial psalm comes from Psalm 95, which regularly opens the Liturgy of the Hours, the Church’s official prayer. It combines an invitation to praise, a plea for openness, and a word from God.

The latter half of this psalm (verses 7-11) is quoted by the author of Hebrews as a warning against the danger of growing weary and giving up the journey of faith (Hebrews 3:7-11). Continue reading “Psalm for the 3rd Sunday of Lent (A)”