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Abba Father — Who Are You? (1)(0)

February 1, 2019

‘Dwelling in Unapproachable Light’

Eucharistic Prayer 2 is probably the one most commonly chosen and Eucharistic Prayer 4 used the least. It’s a shame really. There are so many Eucharistic Prayers available – all beautiful in their own way.

Let’s ponder the four words in the title above - a phrase from the Preface of Eucharistic Prayer 4: what do they suggest about the ‘Father most holy’?… More

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Communion in the Hand

In the period after the second Vatican Council there were many changes in the celebration of the Mass, including: the use of English rather than Latin, the dialogue mass with the people responding to the words of the priest, the sign of peace, and the possibility of communion under both kinds.… More

The Sabbath in the Jewish Tradition

On the seventh day God finished his work … and he rested … So God blessed the seventh day and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all his work of creation.

The Sabbath, as it has been observed over the past 2,000 years, has two elements: the positive elements involve the observance of the celebration, while the negative involve the observance of restrictions.… More

The Passover Seder – a Different Night

Jews celebrate the Passover (Hebrew Pesach) from the 15th to 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan - this year 30 March to 7 April.

The theme is of redemption. It is a holy time, where the Lord is celebrated as the great liberator of humanity.… More

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