St Beuno's, North Wales

We are Easter people, and in the Spirit of Easter, we are sent out to share the joy of the Resurrection throughout the world. In today’s familiar Gospel story, the risen Christ appears to the disciples in the upper room on the day of Resurrection...
The Upper Room by Duccio di Buoninsegna: the disciples and Mary in the Upper Room
Today we arrive at the oldest of the Church’s Feast Days, and the pinnacle of the liturgical year: the wonder-filled celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Psalmist joyfully foresees the resurrection of Jesus and recognises it...
Mosaic of the resurrection with Christ surrounded by disciples and Mary
This Sunday we begin the prayer of Holy Week as Jesus enters Jerusalem on the back of a donkey, accompanied by crowds shouting joyfully ‘Hosanna!’ and waving palm branches. Very soon, the mood of the people changes and their cry is ‘Crucify him!’ (...
A palm against blue sky
Having journeyed through Lent for four weeks, I may well feel in need of the reassuring words of Isaiah (First Reading). Just as the Lord promised to give abundant water to sustain the exiles from Babylon on their journey home, he will also guide me...
A painting showing Jesus defending the woman to an older man
Laetare (‘Rejoice!’) Sunday is a day of joyful celebration in the middle of our Lenten journey. Today we rejoice in God’s outpouring of compassion and forgiveness for us, as we remember that we are loved sinners. In the First Reading the Israelites...
James Tissot. The return of the Prodigal Son: a Father greets a young man at the steps of his house
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