The last two weeks leading up to Easter begin...
Most merciful God,
who by the death and resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ
delivered and saved the world:
Grant that by faith in him who suffered on the cross,
we may triumph in the power of his victory;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Across the world Christians will spend extra time in these two weeks reflecting on the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus. Those who are "shut in" will receive Holy Communion and others will make a special effort to gather in the fellowship of their local Christian community or church.
How easy it is to become distracted - drawn away from the essential truths...