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Holy Saturday, 20th April 2019

HOLY SATURDAYHoly Saturday, 20th April 2019Gen. 1:1-2:2; Gen. 22:1-18; Ex. 14:15-15:1; Ps. 118(117):1-2,16,17,22-23; Lk. 24:1-12 (Psalter proper) Yesterday on Good Friday Jesus ended His earthly life in slow agony on the cross. Today on Holy Saturday, especially during the night, in the words of St Augustine we celebrate the “Mother of all vigils”. For tonight…

Good Friday 19th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Good Friday: In today’s Gospel, Jesus embraces His most cruel torments that threatened to kill Him even before He is Crucified.  The Romans have “perfected” their evil forms of torture that inflict the most painful and prolonged suffering before the criminal dies.  Do we treat people…

Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, 19th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 18:1, 19:1, 4-6, 16-17a, 18-19, 25, 28-30 Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron valley where there was a garden into which he went with his disciples. Pilate then had Jesus taken away and scourged. Pilate came outside again and said to them, ‘Look, I am going to bring…

Good Friday, 19th April 2019

GOOD FRIDAYGood Friday, 19th April 2019Is. 52:13-53:12; Ps. 31(30):2,6,12-13,15-16,17,25; Heb. 4:14-16; 5:7-9; Jn. 18:1-19:42 (Psalter proper) God’s salvation project began with his Son taking the flesh of a human being born into a Jewish family, a family belonging to those called in the Old Testament “the Poor of Yahweh” — unconditionally faithful to God in…

Holy Week Thursday, 18th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodJohn 13:4-9, 12-15 Jesus got up from table, removed his outer garments and, taking a towel, wrapped it round his waist; he then poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel he was wearing. He came to Simon Peter, who said…

Holy Week: Thursday 18th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Washing of the Feet: In today’s Gospel, during the Last Supper Jesus got up and washed the feet of His apostles.  Being Master and Lord, he showed His disciple that a “True Master” is one that serves with great humility, and even be willing to die…

Holy Thursday, 18th April 2019

HOLY THURSDAYHoly Thursday, 18th April 2019Ex. 12:1-8,11-14; Ps. 116(115):12-13,15-16,17-18; 1 Cor. 11:23-26; Jn. 13:1-15 (Ps Wk II) The Passover was always a time to celebrate liberation and freedom. After the first Passover, they were led by Moses out of Egypt. The Israelites were commanded to sacrifice a lamb — but only the best. They were…

Holy Week Wednesday, 17th April 2019

Daily Word Of GodMatthew 26:17-18, 20-25 On the first day of Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus to say, ‘Where do you want us to make the preparations for you to eat the Passover?’ He said, ‘Go to a certain man in the city and say to him, “The Master says: My time is…

Holy Week: Wednesday 17th April, 2019

DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage Dear Friend in the Lord, Betrayal of Jesus: In today’s Gospel, Jesus, with deep sadness, reveals that one of His Twelve apostles is going to betray Him.  The eleven apostles were shocked to hear this.  However, Judas has already made up his mind to betray Jesus.  Let us pray for the…

Wednesday of Holy Week, 17th April 2019

Wednesday of Holy WeekWednesday of Holy Week, 17th April 2019Is. 50:4-9; Ps. 69(68):8-10,21-22,31,33-34; Mt. 26:14-25 (Ps Wk II) Today we hear Isaiah describe a man who is attacked unjustly. This suffering servant does not defend himself. Yet, his silence is not a weakness. Rather, he chooses to depend totally on God. He trusts that God,…