Readings Holy Thursday 14th April 2022

Maundy Thursday – Evening Mass (see also Chrism Mass) Liturgical Colour: White. Here are the readings for the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Entrance AntiphonCf. Gal 6: 14 We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection,through whom we are saved and delivered. Collect O God, […]

Readings at Mass Sunday 10th April 2022 – Palm Sunday

Liturgical Colour: Red. This gospel is read at the procession with palms before Mass: GospelLuke 19:28-40Blessings on him who comes in the name of the Lord. Jesus went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany,at the mount that is called Olivet,he sent two disciples,saying, ‘Go into the village opposite,where[…..]

Easter Ceremonies 2022

Holy Week & Easter 2022 at St Thomas, Lewisham Holy Thursday 14th April5.30pm to 6.30pm Confessions7.00pm Mass of the Last Supper followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament9.00pm The Office of Night PrayerChurch closes at 9.30pm Good Friday 15th April10.30am Stations of the Cross followed by Confessions3.00pm Our Lord’s Passion followed by Confessions Easter Saturday 16th[…..]

Readings Sunday 3rd April 2022

Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 42: 1-2 Give me justice, O God,and plead my cause against a nation that is faithless.From the deceitful and cunning rescue me,for you, O God, are my strength. Collect By your help, we beseech you, Lord our God,may we walk eagerly in that same charitywith which, out of love[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 27th March 2022

4th Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday) – Proper Readings (see also The Man Born Blind) Liturgical Colour: Rose or Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Is 66: 10-11 Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her.Be joyful, all who were in mourning;exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast. Collect O God, who through your Wordreconcile the human race to[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 20th March 2022

3rd Sunday of Lent – Proper Readings (see also The Samaritan Woman) Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 24: 15-16 My eyes are always on the Lord,for he rescues my feet from the snare.Turn to me and have mercy on me,for I am alone and poor. Or:Cf. Ezk 36: 23-26 When I prove my holiness among[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 13th March 2022

2nd Sunday of Lent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 26: 8-9 Of you my heart has spoken, Seek his face.It is your face, O Lord, that I seek;hide not your face from me. Or:Cf. Ps 24: 6, 2, 22 Remember your compassion, O Lord,and your merciful love, for they are from of old.Let not[…..]

The beauty of Confession

The season of Lent begins today with Ash Wednesday and is traditionally a good opportunity to draw closer to Jesus through the sacrament of Confession. Watch a short video below produced by the Sydney Centre for Evangelisation, capturing the beauty of this sacrament. https://www.dropbox.com/…/lmf_gettoconfession_1080x816…You’ll find confession times listed on our website here:https://www.thomaspatrick.org.au/lenten-services-ceremonies/ God Bless.

Readings at Mass Sunday 6th March 2022

1st Sunday of Lent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 90: 15-16 When he calls on me, I will answer him;I will deliver him and give him glory,I will grant him length of days. Collect Grant, almighty God,through the yearly observances of holy Lent,that we may grow in understandingof the riches hidden in Christand by[…..]