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Hasten away!

Fifth Sunday of Easter 4/24/16

On Easter day, our hearts were lifted by the removal of fear and the joy of hope. The fear of being alone in our journey through this world turned to the hope that walking with God brings. 420 more words


Sprinkling with Holy Water

One way in which we mark the Easter Season in the celebration of the Sunday Mass at Wentworthville is by using the rite of sprinkling of holy water.  61 more words

Celebrating Mass

So Easter Happened... What Now?

Christ is risen! Lent is over! The long wait has come to its glorious climax, and we are all gratefully relieved to have emerged from the drawn-out Lenten fast into the Alleluia season! 728 more words

Christian Living

Alleluia, alleluia

The Second Sunday of Easter brings to an end the Easter Octave; an eight-day period of particular celebration of the Resurrection.

The first eight days of the Easter season make up the octave of Easter and are celebrated as solemnities of the Lord.

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Liturgical Seasons

Saint of the Day Friday, March 25, 2016-Conception & death of Jesus

During the solemnity of the Triduum it has been difficult to keep track of everything going on in the world of the church Triumphant. This year the Feast of the Annunciation fell on Good Friday which, in the Anglican Church entitled that denomination to a full Eucharist during the Veneration of the Holy Cross, (When the celebration of Jesus’ conception occurs on the day of his death) depending upon which Rite they keep; otherwise to a Communion of the pre-consecrated. 632 more words

Feasts And Commemorations

Poverty, Perfume, And The Purpose Of The Passion

Having made our way through the long Lenten haul, we now suddenly find ourselves nearing its climax. That’s right – we have just entered Holy Week. 648 more words