01Apr Presider’s Page for 1 April (Holy Thursday)

The liturgy that begins this Thursday evening continues until we reach Easter. 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 tonight, from there to Calvary tomorrow, and from the tomb to resurrection and new life at the Vigil of Easter Sunday.  

01Apr Statement: ACP Supports Synodal Pathway (+ leagan Gaeilge)

Following ACP Leadership Team and Advisory Team meetings yesterday the following statement has been issued:

Association of Catholic Priests

Welcomes Irish Bishops Synodal Pathway

Holy Thursday, 2021

The Association of Catholic Priests warmly welcomes the announcement by the Irish Bishops … Read the rest

01Apr April 1, 2021. Holy Thursday. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper


After he had washed their feet, had put on his robe, and had returned to the table, he said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord-and you are right, for that is what I am. So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have set you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you.