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Hymn: O Sacred Head Surrounded

The hymn is based on a long medieval Latin poem, Salve mundi salutare, with stanzas addressing the various parts of Christ’s body hanging on the Cross. The last part of the poem, from which the hymn is taken, is addressed … Continue reading

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We Participate in the Passion of Christ

No one of us is spared a participation in the Passion of Christ. Saint Benedict says that “we must share by patience in the sufferings of Christ, that we may deserve to be partakers of His kingdom”. For one follower … Continue reading

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Holy week – a reflection by Bishop Tobin

Christ entered in triumph into His own city to complete His work as our Messiah: to suffer, die and rise again . . . Let us remember with devotion this entry which began His saving work . . . and … Continue reading

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