Readings at Mass Sunday 1st May 2022

3rd Sunday of Easter  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 65: 1-2 Cry out with joy to God, all the earth;O sing to the glory of his name.O render him glorious praise, alleluia. Collect May your people exult for ever, O God,in renewed youthfulness of spirit,so that, rejoicing now in the restored glory of our […]

Readings at Mass Sunday 24th April 2022

Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter)  Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance Antiphon1 Pt 2: 2 Like newborn infants, you must long for the pure, spiritual milk,that in him you may grow to salvation, alleluia. Or:4 Esdras 2: 36-37 Receive the joy of your glory, giving thanks to God,who has called you into the heavenly kingdom,[…..]

Easter Sunday: Readings at Mass

Liturgical Colour: White. Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 138: 18, 5-6 I have risen, and I am with you still, alleluia.You have laid your hand upon me, alleluia.Too wonderful for me, this knowledge, alleluia, alleluia. Or:Lk 24: 34; cf. Rv 1: 6 The Lord is truly risen, alleluia.To him be glory and powerfor all the ages of[…..]

Easter Saturday: Readings for Easter Vigil

Holy Saturdays Liturgical colour: White.There is no Mass on Holy Saturday itself. Here are the readings for the evening Easter Vigil. First readingGenesis 1:1-2:2 ·God saw all that he had made, and indeed it was very good In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was a formless void, there was[…..]

Good Friday: Readings for The Lord’s Passion

Good Friday  Liturgical Colour: Red. There is no Mass today. The readings given here are used in the afternoon celebration of the Lord’s Passion. Collect Remember your mercies, O Lord,and with your eternal protection sanctify your servants,for whom Christ your Son,by the shedding of his Blood,established the Paschal Mystery.Who lives and reigns with you in[…..]

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[…..]