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The Easter Triduum(Comments Off on The Easter Triduum)

April 1, 2020

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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A Surprising Knock at my Heart

When I was in Wellington for the weekend, there was no Sunday Mass at my local church, so I decided to walk to St Mary of the Angels’ for the choral Mass. Latin would not be my first love, and I am not much of a singer, but much to my surprise both those aspects of the Mass contributed to a joyful experience.… More

Our Holy Day — One God, Three Faiths

Keeping a ‘holy day’ each week is something Abrahamic faiths have in common, according to leaders of New Zealand’s Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities. Organised by Wellington’s Abrahamic Council, the leaders all spoke of the centrality of prayer on their holy day.… More

Stations of the Cross

The text is adapted from the ceremony led by Pope Francis, at the Colosseum, Rome, on Good Friday, 30 March 2018.

The photos, taken by Glen McCullough, are of the Stations in St Benedict’s Church, Newton, Auckland, and are used with the permission of the Parish Priest, Monsignor Paul Farmer.More

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