26 February – First Sunday of Lent – Year A

Readings:

Genesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7 – Creation of our first parents, and sin.
Ps 50:3-6, 12-14, 17 – R. Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned.
Romans 5:12, 17-19 – Where sin increased, there grace abounded all the more.
Matthew 4:1-11 – Jesus fasted for forty days and nights.