Posts tagged Holy Week

Dream of the Rood: Christ as hero.

Over the Christmas break, our eldest, home from university, was wrestling with a couple of essays. I was called on to proof read each draft and give feedback. One was an Old English task, looking at three texts, one of which was the poem “The Dream of the Rood.” The poem tells the story of […]

Services on Easter Day

Easter Day Saturday 31 March Vigil Liturgy and First Mass of Easter 8:00pm Sunday 1 April Mass of the Day 11:30am During the Sacred Triduum members of the Ordinariate in Eastbourne join Fr Neil and his parish at Christ the King Langney.

Services during Holy Week

Maundy Thursday Thursday 29 March Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:30pm Good Friday Friday 30 March Children’s Holy Week Liturgy 10:00am Solemn Liturgy of the Day 3:00pm During the Sacred Triduum members of the Ordinariate celebrate with Fr Neil and his parish at Christ the King, Langney.

Humility and Servanthood: Maundy Thursday Homily.

Why, on the night that Jesus institutes the Eucharist at the Last Supper, does he begin the evening by washing the disciples’ feet? What is the connection? Jesus has a way of taking the familiar and turning the meaning on its head. Echoed throughout his teaching is the lesson of humility: If you want to […]

Standing firm.

Yesterday, the readings of the office, seemed to be saying “Stand firm” or a least so it seemed to me. This morning an article on staying with the cross popped up on my facebook newsfeed. All this reminded me of an article I had read while doing my spiritual director training. By Peter Fenessy SJ, […]

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.