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Easter Booklet


Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion [14th April] 

Today the church celebrates Christ's entry into Jerusalem to accomplish His Paschal Mystery. The memorial of this event is included in every Mass.


Holy Week 2019

Monday 15th April

  • Mass at 10am.

  • Reconciliation and Healing Service at 7.30pm in Our Lady of Lourdes.

Tuesday 16th April

  • Mass at 10am.

  • Chrism Mass at Westminster Cathedral at 12 noon.

  • Reconciliation and Healing Service at 7.30pm in Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne.

Wednesday 17th April

  • Mass at 10am.

Easter Triduum

Holy Thursday [18th April]

  • No morning Mass.

  • Evening Mass of the Lordís Supper at 8pm.

  • Adoration until 11.45pm at the Altar of Repose.


Good Friday [19th April]

  • Childrenís Stations of the Cross at 10am.

  • March for Christ assembles at Acton Park at 10.30am. Our Lady of Lourdes community will join the march after the Children's Stations.

  • Liturgical Celebration of the Lordís Passion, Veneration of the Cross at 3pm.

  • Reflection on the Passion (Tenebrae) at 7pm.

Good Friday is a day of fast and abstinence.


Holy Saturday [20th April] 

The church waits at the Lord's tomb. Only after the Solemn Vigil in the evening, held in anticipation of the Resurrection, does the Easter celebration begin, with a spirit of joy that overflows into the 50 days of the Easter Season culminating in Pentecost: the coming of the Holy Spirit as Jesus promised.

  • Mass at 10am.

  • Confessions at 10am - 12 noon.

  • Easter Vigil at 8.30pm.


Easter Sunday [21st April]

The Lord has risen indeed. Alleluia! Alleluia!

  • Masses at the usual times.

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 6pm mass.


Please note: There will be no evening mass on Friday, 26th April.

Father Fergal, Father Fintan, Father Chris and Father Ultan wish you all the joy and peace of the Risen Christ!