31Mar 31 March. Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday

30Mar 30 March: Good Friday

Good Friday

29Mar Happy Easter

Sometimes it's good to stand back and take a break, especially from the frantic pace of life and especially from the often  frenetic world of social media and the internet.
Maybe it would be good for all of us to pause and slow down over the Easter period and take a rest from computer, laptop, tablet or phone.
Of course, if you wish, feel free to continue to post comments to the website over the Easter but comments will not be moderated or published until Easter Monday.

29Mar 29 March: Holy Thursday

(Morning Mass)

1st Reading: Isaiah (61:1-3, 6, 8-9)

The spirit of the Lord is upon me for the Lord has anointed me.
He has sent me to bring the news to the afflicted, to soothe the broken-hearted,
to proclaim liberty … Read the rest

28Mar 28 March: Wednesday in Holy Week

Wednesday in Holy Week

27Mar 27 March: Tuesday in Holy Week

Tuesday in Holy Week

26Mar 26 March: Monday in Holy Week

1st Reading: Isaiah (42:1-7)

My servant whom I uphold is the One in whom my soul delights

Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will … Read the rest

25Mar Vatican youth meeting

Joshua J. McElwee reports in the National Catholic Reporter on the Vatican-hosted conference of some 300 young people meant to advise Catholic bishops on the needs of youth today and that they "acknowledged that some in their generation want the church to change its teachings on so-called "polemical issues" such as same-sex marriage and use of contraception."

25Mar Presider’s Page for 25 March (Palm Sunday)

Today’s liturgy gives a preview of the events we will celebrate between Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday: the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus. These events are also the focus of this and every Sunday celebration. We ask for God’s help in understanding their significance.

25Mar 25 March. Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Isaiah 50:4-7 + Psalm 22 + Philippians 2:5-11 + Mark 14:1–15:47

Procession of Palms: Mark 11:1-10

When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, … Read the rest