21Apr Holy Thursday

Feast of The Lord's Supper

Holy Week is focussed on the central mysteries of our Christian faith. Beginning the Sacred Triduum with the Mass of the Lord's Supper, we highlight the gift of the Eucharist re-presenting the Lord's Paschal Mystery, the very heart of the Church's existence...

21Apr Holy Thursday – Liturgy preparation

The liturgy that begins at the Mass of the Lord's Supper continues until Easter begins. At the Mass, we are at the start of a three-day celebration of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus. We journey from the Last Supper to Gethsemane the first night, from there to Calvary on the second day, and from the tomb to resurrection and new life on the third day, which ends with the Vigil of Easter Sunday.

21Apr Report on meeting of ACP in Cork

About twenty five priests attended the meeting in Ovens on 12 April, as did Tony Flannery from the Leadership Team. It was a lively, energetic meeting, with plenty of contributions from the people present. The first item on the agenda was a report on the survey conducted among ACP members in Munster in preparation for the Apostolic Visitors. Respondents said that their own personal morale was high, but that they believed that priests' morale generally was low....