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Sunday 30 April 2017

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3rd Sunday of Easter
Saint Peter's -Eastwood Catholic Parish SS9 4BX Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission
Masses 8.30am    Sung at 10.15am      Evening 6pm


Emmaus and Us:Scott Hahn Reflects on the Third Sunday of Easter

Readings: Acts 2:14,22-28 Psalm 16:1-257-11 1 Peter 1:17-21 Luke 24:13-35 We should put ourselves in the shoes of the disciples in today's Gospel. Downcast and confused they're making their way down the road, unable to understand all the things that have occurred. They know what they've seen—a prophet mighty in word and deed. They know what they were hoping for—that He would be the redeemer of Israel. But they don't know what to make of His violent death at the hands of their rulers. They can't even recognize Jesus as He draws near to walk with them. He seems like just another foreigner visiting Jerusalem for the Passover. Note that Jesus doesn't disclose His identity until they they describe how they found His tomb empty but "Him they d…

Sunday 23 April 2017

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Saint Peter's -Eastwood Catholic Parish SS9 4BX Home to the Southend Ordinariate Mission DIVINE MERCYSUNDAY- 2nd of Easter Masses 8.30am Sung at 10.15am Evening 6pm Divine Mercy Devotions at Our Lady of Lourdes church, Leigh on Sea -2.30pm.


April 23rd  2017  is Divine Mercy Sunday. We are welcome to join our brothers and sisters at Our Lady of Lourdes church for this day’s beautiful devotions beginning at 2.30pm.
Saint John Paul II designated the Second Sunday after Easter as “Divine Mercy Sunday.” The title is rooted in the apparitions and locutions of Jesus to a Polish nun named St. (Sister) Maria Faustina who lived from 1905 to 1938. Jesus revealed to her his great desire to show mercy to all humanity, a mercy especially tied to the traditional hour of his death, the three o’clock hour. The devotion has an image of Jesus described from Sr. Faustina’s apparition depicting blue and red rays of light emanating from the side of Christ. They represent his mercy shown in the blood and wate…

Sunday 9th April 2017

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Holy Week at St. Peter's Catholic Church SS9 4BX
PALM  SUNDAY  8.30am Mass with Blessing of Palms 10.15am Solemn Concelebrated Mass with Procession and Blessing of Palms 6pm Evening Mass with Blessing of Palms


The face of the man on the Shroud of Turin


Holy Monday 9.30amHoly Mass 11.30am Ordinariate Chrism Massat Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory, Warwick Street London W1.
Temple Tuesday 6.30pm Holy Hour and Confessions 7.30pm Holy Mass-Divine Worship the Missal 
Spy Wednesday 9.30am Holy Mass 10am Confessions 7pm Diocesan Chrism Mass at Brentwood Cathedral
THE SACRED TRIDUUM
Maundy Thursday 6pm Confessions 8pm Mass of the Lords Supper, Madatum and Watch until Midnight
Good Friday 10am Stations of the Cross 3pm Liturgy of the Lord's Passion
Holy Saturday 8pmThe Easter Vigil and reception of RCIA candidates 
Easter Sunday Masses as usual Sunday times