Tag Archives: Good Friday

Dearly, dearly has he loved

Here is the text of the sermon Fr Ian preached at the Good Friday Liturgy at St Chrysostom’s 2019. It’s the 1850s, and a young Belgian lad, Joseph de Veuster, is working on his father’s farm.   His family are devout … Continue reading

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Venerating the Cross

Why do we venerate the Cross on Good Friday? During the simple yet moving Liturgy on Good Friday we carry into church a large crucifix – a depiction of our crucified Lord.  The procession stops three times, and the priest … Continue reading

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Seeing the Glory of God this Easter

 The worship of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter – The Great Three Days – is so powerful and rich that it is good to reflect upon it afterwards, and to share our experiences. We’ve asked a few church members … Continue reading

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Maria Desolata: Vision and Inspiration

In the early evening of Good Friday we pause and reflect on the profound events of the day. We allow our thoughts to turn to prayer and to hope. Our evening Good Friday devotion, Maria Desolata, retraces the way of … Continue reading

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