EVENING MASS OF THE LORD'S SUPPER

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Maundy Thursday Mass

This is the first stage of the Easter Triduum. This Triduum celebrates one event over three days: the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This evening's stage was The Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper, here we recall that momentous evening when Jesus, as he celebrated the Passover Meal with his Apostles celebrated the first Eucharist, ordained his first priests and forever linked these with service, as he knelt to wash the feet of his followers.

THE GREAT WEEK BEGINS

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Palm Sunday

On this chilly spring morning, the congregation for the 9.30am Mass, unusually, gathered outside the church, as the liturgy suggests, for the blessing of Palm Branches and to hear the Gospel of our Lord's triumphal entry into Jerusalem. This they did and then processed, singing, into church for the liturgy of the Passion and the Eucharist.

NOT QUITE MASTERMIND!

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Quiz Night

'When you did this to one of the least of these - you did it to me.' So said our Lord, Jesus referring to the fact that our good action are always directed to him, often in the guise of the poor.

PRESENTATION MASS

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Presentation Mass

Approximately half way through the Holy Communion course, the parish celebrates a Presentation Mass where the boys and girls receive an image of the Last Supper on the back of which are prayers of thanksgiving for use after the reception of Holy Communion.