Singing for Prisoners

Posted on 29. Mar, 2012 in Easter, Holy Week, Prison, Seasons of the Church Year

Easter Week resonates with many prisoners, as they may see similarities between the trial and incarceration of Jesus and their own. They may also know the story of being betrayed or forsaken. James Kilbane, gospel and country singer speaks with Miriam Gormally about how he was invited by a prison in Ohio to sing for […]

Death and Resurrection

Posted on 04. Apr, 2007 in Church Teachings, Easter, Holy Week, Seasons of the Church Year

Now in the final days of Lent, we approach Good Friday and Easter Sunday – death and Resurrection. Fachtna McCarthy is a lecturer in St.Patrick’s College of Education, Drumcondra, Dublin and in a contribution to a recently published book ‘Exploring Theology’ he says “The death of Jesus was not a tragic accident; it was the […]

The Passion

Posted on 16. Mar, 2005 in Easter, Holy Week, Seasons of the Church Year

Good Friday is a very special religious holiday where Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus. Canon Tom Haskins talks about the special three hour service that has been held at St. Anne’s  for a generation or more. He explains the origin of this three hour service and describes what happens in the church during the […]