Holy Thursday
Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday

In our roles with the National Liturgy Office Catherine Gibbs and I are co-ordinating a Good Friday online liturgy with people throughout New Zealand leading us in prayer.

at table

at table

In comparison with moralism, Christianity is something more and something different. Our activity, our moral capacity is not placed at the beginning.

the Triduum

the Triduum

These three days, from Holy Thursday evening until the Saturday evening Vigil of Easter, are at the heart of our life as Christians and therefore the core of our human...

these three days

these three days

This Holy Triduum beginning with this evening's Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper is at the heart of our Christian faith, and therefore at the centre of our human...

divine embrace

divine embrace

Tonight the Good Shepherd Parish, Hurunui, celebrated the Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at the Community of the Beatitudes in Leithfield. There is a...

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just be perfect

just be perfect

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the pits

the pits

The Psalms were prayers that Jesus knew by heart and prayed daily from memory.

who or what ?

who or what ?

We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?

signs please God

signs please God

It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.

Our Father

Our Father

a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.