Posts tagged Holy Week

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.

Services during Holy Week

Palm Sunday of Our Lord’s Passion Sunday 13 April Procession and Mass 4:00pm Mass starts in the hall Maundy Thursday Thursday 17 April Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00pm Good Friday Friday 18 April Solemn Liturgy of the Day 3:00pm Seven Last Words 7: It is finished During the Sacred Triduum members of […]

O blessed night.

After the draining experience of Thursday and Friday , I hoped that at the Easter Vigil I would stumble on the joy of the Resurrection, in the way the women had done when they went to anoint Jesus’ body. Having not been to a vigil for a few years a flood of memories came back […]

Holy Saturday.

Last night I read this quote from one of my course books, about the move from contemplating the Passion to being with Jesus in the joy of the Resurrection: “Finally you must let him breathe his last and be gone. You must walk around in the hollowness of this loss. The Resurrection is no miraculous […]

Good Friday Evening Thoughts.

I feel drained after the Good Friday Liturgy. Despite an evening of laughter, I have returned home feeling tearful. Being so close to Doug’s beautiful funeral on Tuesday, the emotions feel very similar. There was a lot of laughter at the wake afterwards, only to be replaced by sadness later. This week I have been […]