Archives April 10, 2009

Holy Week 2009

Chrism Mass: underwhelming. The Cathedral should be congratulated for finding a white communion wine almost as unpalatable as the Fairtrade Red (from CPS - tasting notes: 'run away! run away!') we use here. Good to see some colleagues. Jazz Mass Setting: definitely not niiiiiiiiiice! Mass of the Lord's Supper was lovely. We weren't overwhelmed by…

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Blesséd for Holy Week 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbGT8aDiN3I It's not about the numbers. If it was about the numbers, it would be about my ego, and one thing that Blesséd definately isn't about is my ego. Just under 30 people came to the Holy Week Mass last night. That was, after all, 30 people and all those who came were moved by…

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Holy Week 2009

Palm Sunday: 10am Procession of Palms; 7.30pm Blesséd alt.worship Holy Monday: Mass 7.30pm Compline 8.15pm Holy Tuesday: Mass 7.30pm Compline 8.15pm Holy Wednesday: Mass 7.30pm Compline 8.15pm Maundy Thursday: 7pm Mass of the Lord's Supper 8.15pm Stripping of the Altars, Watch of the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight Good Friday: 10am Stations of the Cross for…

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Stations of the Cross Slideshow

[slideshare id=1232598&doc=thefollyofgod-090401083736-phpapp02 The whole of year 5 came yesterday to walk the Via Dolorosa with me. These teaching materials are now also available to support this. See http://www.saintthomaselson.org.uk/75/ Our Stations, by German artist Seger Köder are simply stunning, a powerful and challenging set of images which lend themselves perfectly to leading this most important devotion…

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Let go – a lenten ritual

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBXDztGllfs Gosport Deanery Chapter at STE today, so as well as sharing the usual Midday Office, I thought we ought to share a blesséd ritual as well. We have the time for our main act of worship at Greenbelt - Saturday night, 11pm in the New FormsVenue - late night mass, which is what we…

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