We are getting ready for Holy Week and especially for the Easter Triduum, the great three days, in which we celebrate Jesus' passing over from death to life. The wonderful, dramatic, celebrations of these days are incredibly moving, and well worth attending, no matter what stage you are at in your Christian life (or even if you're simply wondering if Christianity might be for you!) Please put them in your diary, and try to get along.
We now have times for our Holy Week services. They are the same at both churches.
On the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Holy Week sermons at Mass will focus on 'The Women of Holy Week'
Monday 14th April– St Matthias 7.30pm Mary of Bethany
Tuesday 15th April - St Matthias 10.00am Veronica
Wednesday 16th April – St John 11.00am Our Lady
The Easter Triddum - The Passover of the Lord
HOLY THURSDAY, 17th April, 8pm
Mass of the Lord's Supper, with footwashing and procession to the altar of repose.
Followed by a vigil of prayer until midnight.
GOOD FRIDAY, 18th April
9.30am Churches Together in Hendon and Colindale procession of witness. Meet at Our Lady of Dolores, Egerton Gardens.
2pm LITURGY OF THE CROSS.
HOLY SATURDAY, 19th APRIL
8pm EASTER VIGIL AND FIRST MASS OF EASTER. Followed by a party!
Everyone is welcome to all these services!