The month of March is dedicated to St. Joseph.
The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of March 2023:
For victims of abuse: We pray for those who have suffered harm from members of the Church; may they find within the Church herself a concrete response to their pain and suffering.
Feasts for March
03. Katharine Drexel (USA), Opt. Mem.
04. Casimir of Poland, Opt. Mem.
05. SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT, Sunday
07. Perpetua and Felicity, Opt. Mem.
08. John of God, Opt. Mem.
09. Frances of Rome, Opt. Mem.
12. THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT, Sunday
17. Patrick, Opt. Mem.
18. Cyril of Jerusalem, Opt. Mem.
19. FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT, Sunday
20. JOSEPH, SPOUSE OF MARY, Solemnity
23. Turibius of Mogrovejo, Opt. Mem.
25. ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD, Solemnity
26. FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT, Sunday
Focus of the Liturgy
The Gospel readings for the Sundays in March follow the Lenten season from Cycle A, The Weekday readings follow the annual Lenten readings.
March 5th – 2nd Sunday of Lent
Year A, Matthew 17:1-9: The story of the Transfiguration of our Lord on Mt. Tabor. Jesus’ face shone like the sun.
March 12 – 3rd Sunday of Lent
Year A, John 4:5-42: The meeting of the Samaritan woman with Jesus at the well. The water that I shall give will become a spring of eternal life.
March 19 – 4th Sunday of Lent
Year A, John 9:1-41: The man who was born blind went off and washed himself and came back able to see.
March 26 – 5th Sunday of Lent
Year A, John 11:1-45: The raising of Lazarus. “I am the resurrection and the life.”
extract from catholicculture.org