Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter Sunday 31st of March

In his first Easter Sunday message to the world, Pope Francis spoke of world peace, particularly an end to the conflicts in the Middle East, Africa and the Korean peninsula, while sharing in the “joy” in celebrating Christianity’s core belief … Continue reading

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Good friday March 29th

After the poignant  “washing of feet ceremony” on Maundy Thursday the late night silent vigil was kept in the church taking us into Good Friday. (click on the heading for pictures) On Good Friday a large congregation made up of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis sets the tone of his Papacy (click this heading for more)

Pope Francis wants to stay for the time being in a simple Vatican residence instead of moving into the spacious and regal papal apartments, the Vatican said on Tuesday. The former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina is still living in … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday 24th of March

The Passion.   Today we re enact the narrative of the Lord’s Passion according to saint Luke.  As we get ready for this most solemn week in the life of our church this narrative reminds us of those events 2000 … Continue reading

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Wenesday 13th of March 2013

God bless our new pope, Francis the first. By electing Jorge Bergoglio, the cardinals signalled a fresh beginning. For he is the first non-European since antiquity, the first Latin American ever, and the first member of the Jesuit order on … Continue reading

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Sunday March 10th Mothering Sunday

Today is the 4th Sunday in Lent. This is when we celebrate our Mother the Church. Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her. Be joyful, all who were in mourning; exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast. Cf. Is66: … Continue reading

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Sunday March 3rd Third Sunday of Lent

My eyes are always on the Lord, for he rescues my feet from the snare. Turn to me have mercy on me,for I am alone and poor.

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