Passion

Heart stone
Peter Gallagher SJ looks at the tension between noise and silence, joy and grief as we approach the Passion.       And some of the Pharisees in the multitude said to him: Teacher, rebuke your disciples. He answered, I tell you, if these were silent, the very stones would cry out.We are not indifferent to the significance of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem.  A warm welcome to Christ our Saviour springs to our lips. Our hearts leap up. The critics think we...
The Risen Christ appears to Mary Magdalene
A Lent retreat from our colleagues at Pray as you go and Sacred Space reflects on the ‘Women of the Passion’. Some of them we know by name, others we don’t; but all of their lives were transformed by their encounter with Jesus. For International Women’s Day (8 March), Brian Purfield invites us to participate in that transformation by contemplating the experience of one of these women, the first person to whom the risen Christ chose to appear – Mary Magdalene. ...