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Good Friday
April 14, 2017, 11:35 am
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Crucifix from Monserrat

“Let us nail ourselves to him, resisting the temptation to stand apart, or to join others in mocking him.”

– Pope Benedict

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some food for holy week

It’s Monday of Holy Week.  As we walk together, I thought I might share some of the things that I am finding sustaining.

I am reading a little CTS booklet Easter Homilies of Benedict XVI which a friend recommended.  It is giving me a huge amount to ponder as I prepare for preaching to others.

The Value of Sparrows Blog has been sharing Henri Nouwen’s Stations of the Cross meditations.  These are well worth spending time with, especially this week.

Chris Fewings is starting a new poetry e-zine The Ground.  It is for poetry exploring faith and there will be seasonal poems on it.  If you write, you should submit.

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It is good to walk Holy Week together.  If you would like to join us at St Bede’s for any of the rest of the services this week, here are the times:

Tuesday 31st March
9.15am: Morning Prayer
10am: Holy Communion

Maundy Thursday 2nd April
7.30pm: Commemoration of the Last Supper, Foot Washing and Vigil.

Good Friday 3rd April
10.00am: Easter Service at St Francis, Monyhull
11,15am: United Service and Walk of Witness at Kings Heath Baptist Church
2.00pm: Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday 4th April
8pm: Easter Vigil

Easter Day 5th April
11.00am: Holy Communion