Saturday 8 April 2023    (other days)
Holy Saturday

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Christ the Lord suffered for us and was buried. Come, let us adore him.

Year: A(I). Liturgical Colour: Violet.

Creed in Slow Motion video 46 – I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord.

Father Sean Doggett, of the diocese of St George’s-in-Grenada, has narrated a series of 53 short videos (3-5 minutes) based on the themes of Martin Kochanski’s acclaimed book “The Creed in Slow Motion”.
These videos are well produced, with great charm and simplicity, and they are well worth watching both for themselves and as a way of encouraging you to read the book for yourself.

Watch the video on YouTube.

Read more about the book.

Liturgical colour: violet

Violet is a dark colour, ‘the gloomy cast of the mortified, denoting affliction and melancholy’. Liturgically, it is the colour of Advent and Lent, the seasons of penance and preparation.

Mid-morning reading (Terce)1 John 1:8-9 ©
If we say we have no sin in us, we are deceiving ourselves and refusing to admit the truth; but if we acknowledge our sins, then God who is faithful and just will forgive our sins and purify us from everything that is wrong.

Noon reading (Sext)1 John 2:1-2 ©
If anyone should sin, we have our advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ, who is just. He is the sacrifice that takes our sins away; and not only ours, but the whole world’s.

Afternoon reading (None)1 John 2:8-10 ©
The night is over and the real light is already shining. Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the dark. But anyone who loves his brother is living in the light and need not be afraid of stumbling.

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Scripture readings taken from The Jerusalem Bible, published and copyright © 1966, 1967 and 1968 by Darton, Longman & Todd, Ltd and Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc, and used by permission of the publishers. For on-line information about other Random House, Inc. books and authors, see the Internet web site at http://www.randomhouse.com.
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