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The Celebration of the Eucharist(Comments Off on The Celebration of the Eucharist)

June 1, 2020

Sunday 14 June

Solemnity of Corpus Christi

The Second Reading from the Prayer of the Church

No one may share the Eucharist with us unless he believes that what we teach is true, unless he is washed in the regenerating waters of baptism for the remission of his sins, and unless he lives in accordance with the principles given us by Christ.… More

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Our Merciful God

Sometimes, when you go to another place, you listen to the Mass with different ears – the familiarity is gone. The voice of a different priest and the slight variations in liturgy make you take more notice. That happened for me recently and it suddenly struck me about how often in the Mass we ask for mercy, or are reminded of God’s mercy for us.… More

I believe …

For me, one of the most moving moments at Mass is hearing my neighbour in the pews recite the Creed. Whether or not this is someone that I know personally, it is always a very emotional moment. We are all publicly proclaiming our faith – something that we do not often do in other circumstances.… More

The Easter Triduum

Triduum means three days of prayer. What binds together the three days of the Easter Triduum -- Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil -- is that all of them are Easter. Each, in their way, celebrates Christ's dying and rising from the dead.… More


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