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Easter Message

 

Only a few months ago, at Christmas, we were gathered together in the name of Jesus, to celebrate his nativity. Now, he calls us together again in his name again.

But this time it is to recall his life, his death and his resurrection.

On Holy Thursday we recall the life of Jesus: focusing on the washing of feet (love of neighbour) and the first mass: the last supper (love of God.)

On Good Friday, we recall the death of Jesus on the Cross, where he gave his life in reparation for our many sins.

Then on Holy Saturday we recall the joy of the Resurrection of Jesus. God brings Jesus to new life, a new life that he promises to share with us in heaven.

As we celebrate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, one thing is clear: he wants to give us hope: a hope which the world cannot give us.

So we must always remain close to Jesus, the things he said (which are recorded in the bible)and the things he did (most importantly giving us Holy Mass).

We must not allow ourselves to be robbed of the hope that he wants us to have.

 

May God bless you and those who are dear to you: at home, absent, faraway, living and dead

 

Fr Ben

                                                                           

 

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