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  • 9 April 2020 Holy Thursday – Pastoral Letter from Bishop Treanor to Priests and Deacons Pastoral Letter to Priests & Deacons on Holy Thursday Diocese of Down and Connor 9th April 2020 My dear brother Priests and Deacons, I write to you on this Holy Thursday, prevented, as we are by the coronavirus pandemic, from gathering together, people, priests, religious, deacons and bishops to celebrate the Mass of Chrism.  I will celebrate the Chrism Mass in the Cathedral today, Holy Thursday, ...
  • Holy Week Ceremonies in Down and Connor Holy Week Ceremonies Diocese of Down and Connor Holy Thursday     Mass of Chrism 11am Mass of the Lord’s Supper 6.30pm Good Friday         Morning Prayer 10am Passion of Our Lord 3pm Stations of the Cross 7pm Tenebrae 9pm Holy Saturday Morning Prayer 10am Easter Vigil Mass 9pm Easter Sunday Sunday Mass 11am All ceremonies will be streamed live from St Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast on www.churchservices.tv/stpeterscathedral Links to local Parish Webcams and Holy Week Resources are available ...
  • Bringing Holy Week Home: Resource Download the Resource: Bringing Holy Week Home A Most Special WeekFor Christians, Holy Week is the most important week of the year. Holy Week lasts from Palm Sunday until Easter Sunday and reaches its highpoint in what we call the Easter Triduum – those three great days from the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper to ...
  • Church Leaders ‘Call to Pray’ on Palm Sunday 3-4pm DOWNLOAD RESOURCE FOR ‘A CALL TO PRAY’ The leaders of the Church of Ireland, Methodist Church in Ireland, Roman Catholic Church, Presbyterian Church in Ireland and the Irish Council of Churches, have paid tribute to everyone in the health and social care services and those in the frontline, for their courage in the battle against the ...
  • Celebrating Holy Week at Home: Liturgical Press Liturgical Press Resources Liturgical Press publications have produced a series of resources that could be used at home. These include: Resources to Celebrate Holy Week at Home Celebrating the Eucharist – Missalette for Holy Week
  • Catechetical Resources at Home: ‘Alive in Christ’ ‘Alive in Christ’ Primary School Resources To support parents who are teaching religious education to primary school children at home, ‘Alive in Christ’ have made available online resources for pupils and parents.
  • Prayer Resources at Home: Loyola Press Continuing the Connection Message from Loyola Press During these trying times, we need a sense of connection more than ever—connection with each other and connection with God in prayer. So I wanted to take a moment to let you know that Loyola Press cares, and that our team members stand ready to assist you in your ...