Posts tagged Easter

Services on Easter Day

Easter Day Saturday 4 April Vigil Liturgy and First Mass of Easter 8:00pm Sunday 5 April Mass of the Day 11:15am During the Sacred Triduum members of all the communities at St Agnes celebrate together. There’s also a Mass in Polish on Easter Day at 1:00pm.

Homily for Easter 4: Encountering Christ, preaching the Gospel.

We encounter the preaching of the Apostle Peter following his incredible encounter with the Risen Lord, the breathing of Jesus upon them with the words “Receive the Holy Spirit” and the manifestation of that Holy Spirit at Pentecost. This series of events transform the fearful disciples into Apostles, the denying Peter into the Rock on […]

Homily from Easter 3: Seeing the Risen Christ at the breaking of bread.

In the Gospel we encounter the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Their journey was taking them away from Jerusalem and the temple which was a vivid sign of God’s presence in the midst of this people. Why they were travelling this road is not clear. However, there is a powerful symbolic gesture in […]

The Ordinary’s Easter Message

The Ordinary, the Rt Revd Msgr Keith Newton PA, published his Easter message on Maundy Thursday. In her liturgy from Palm Sunday until Easter Day, the Church gives us the opportunity not only to hear the story of the Lord’s passion, but also the experience of participating in it. We are there, watching with excitement, […]

Services on Easter Day

Easter Day Saturday 19 April Vigil Liturgy and First Mass of Easter 8:00pm Sunday 20 April Mass of the Day 11:15am During the Sacred Triduum members of all the communities at St Agnes celebrate together. There’s also a Mass in Polish on Easter Day at 1:00pm.

Caught up in the wave.

Over the last few weeks, I have been very aware of the joy of Easter and specifically the dynamic of God’s love. Within the Trinity there is a constant on-going movement of self-giving love. This overflows not just in the act of making Creation but also in constantly sustaining it. In the Resurrection, the Ascension […]