Tag Archives: Holy Week

Not I, Lord, surely?

One by one the distressed disciples in today’s Gospel reading (Matthew 26.14-25) asked Jesus┬áNot I, Lord, surely? when he told them that one of them was to betray him. They couldn’t believe that they would act in that way. One … Continue reading

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Now is the Son of Man glorified

I have always found these first few days of Holy Week to be a little frustrating. We have celebrated the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, and we await the unfolding of events which we celebrate in the Great Three Days. … Continue reading

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You and Holy Week

Who are you this Holy Week? In today’s Gospel, the Gospel for the Monday in Holy Week,(John 12.1-11) we come into a homely scene. Jesus has dinner with friends – Lazarus and his sisters Martha and Mary, at Bethany. At … Continue reading

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Tenebrae – entering deep darkness

The Holy Week worship of the Church, coming from the earliest days of Christianity, helps us enter into the depths of faith and life. By symbol, word and sacrament we enter with Christ the way of the cross, and look … Continue reading

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Tenebrae – Entering the shadows of Holy Week

Holy Week @ St’Cs At the beginning of Holy Week the beautiful and poignant words of Tenebrae – Vespers in Holy Week, were sung on Monday evening at St Chrysostom’s. The candle light and the haunting melodies of the Lamentations … Continue reading

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