The Paschal Triduum – Tenebrae

Lent 2013

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As well as its three liturgical high points - the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the Liturgy of the Passion,

On the afternoon of Good Friday, recalling the time of day when, so the Scriptures tell us, Jesus died on

Readings: Daniel 3: 14-20.24-5.28; Daniel 3: 52-6; John 8:31-42You will know the truth and the truth will set you free

St Joseph is not a prominent figure in the Gospels – no words of his are recorded in them, and,

What is so wrong with the prayer of the Pharisee? Why does he not go home 'justified', like the tax

Today’s readings remind us of two virtues that are at the core of Christian life: justice and humility. The first

Cardinal Hume wrote: 'There is a certain solidarity in sin.' The passion and death of Christ happened as a consequence

Readings: Isaiah 58:9-14; Psalm 85 (86); Luke 5:27-32The reading from Isaiah is the second, lesser well known, section of

Readings: Isaiah 58:1-9; Psalm 50; Matthew 9: 14-15 Lent is an excellent time to step back and evaluate

Readings: Isaiah 58:1-9a; Psalm 51:3-4, 5-6ab, 18-19; Matthew 9:14-15 As we stand at the beginning of Lent, the Church gives us