Notes on the Easter Vigil

Notes on the Easter Vigil

The Resurrection of the Lord / Baptism of the Catechumens as a New Creation. Matthew : Women come to the tomb. Still dark. First day of the Week.  A reminder of the first day of creation; darkness symbolising an absence of God. First reading : Genesis–In the...
Notes for Good Friday

Notes for Good Friday

This is not a sermon but a few insights on how the account of the Passion and Death of the Lord fulfils prophecies and events of the Old Testament. A New Exodus  Moses led the old exodus from  Egypt to the promised land. The New Moses, Our Lord, leads his people...
Holy Week Homily

Holy Week Homily

Holy week is not a historical lesson or play—it is s celebration of the Lord’s Passover and it is based on the great truth that when we get together in his name we form the body of Christ.   You can see how wonderful that is when we say speaking in the name of the...