A new vocation

Week 7 – Easter Day Jesus said to them, ‘Come and have breakfast.’ Now none of the disciples dared to ask him, Who are you?’ because they knew it was the Lord. Reading John 21.1-19 Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and…

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A strange kind of king

Holy Week – Good Friday “Carrying the cross by himself, Jesus went out to what is called The Place of the Skull, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, with Jesus between them. Pilate also had an inscription written and put on the cross…

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Just as I have loved you

Holy Week – Wednesday 13 April “Jesus said, ‘I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.’” Reading John 13.21-35 Jesus Foretells His Betrayal After…

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Walking through Holy Week

Holy Week: 11 April to 16 April As we walk through Holy Week, we pay attention to the interweaving of justice and mercy in Jesus’ words and action, from the triumph of his arrival to his death on the cross. Action for the week This week, spend time considering a situation of injustice, at home or…

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The practice of truth-telling

Week 5 – Thursday 7 April “Our transgressions indeed are with us, and we know our iniquities: transgressing, and denying the Lord, and turning away from following our God … Justice is turned back, and righteousness stands at a distance; for truth stumbles in the public square, and uprightness cannot enter.” Reading Isaiah 59.1-15 Injustice and Oppression to…

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Discerning the body’

Week 5 – Wednesday 6 April “Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be answerable for the body and blood of the Lord. Examine yourselves, and only then eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For all who eat and drink without discerning the body,…

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