Events

Friday, March 29, 2013

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec eget est vitae dui faucibus pharetra. Cras tempus erat sit amet condimentum mollis. Praesent hendrerit mauris vitae dolor porttitor rutrum. Donec vitae lorem est.

Good Friday

Good Friday

Over the years, we've had many guest preachers meditate on the seven last words of Christ at the Three Hours Devotion. Among them:

Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ (2015) by Fr Austin, Fr Spurlock and Fr Daniels
Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ (2014) by Fr Mead, Fr Austin, Fr Spurlock and Fr Daniels
Jesus' Seven Last Words from the Cross (2012) by The Right Rev'd Dr Robert Gillies, Bishop of Aberdeen
Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ (2011) by Canon Andrew Diestche
Meditation on the Seven Last Words of Christ (2010) by The Very Reverend Joseph Britton
Seven Addresses on the Last Words of Our Lord from the Cross (2007) by Fr Andrew

Among some of the sermons preached at the 5:30pm Good Friday Liturgy are these:

Crucifixion & Clarity (2013) by Fr Daniels
The Blood is on Our Hands (2012) by Fr Spurlock
Father, Into Thy Hands I Commend My Rubbish (2011) by Fr Spurlock
I Thirst (2010) by Fr Austin
A Sermon for Good Friday (2008) by Fr Mead

Almighty God, we beseech thee graciously to behold this thy family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was contented to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

The Three Hours Devotion ID: 81142; 5 pers.; [274 words]
12:00 PM

Above: The altar is completely bare on Good Friday. You will never otherwise see Saint Thomas as unadorned as it appears on this day. Meditations on the Last Seven Words of Christ The Three Hours Devotion is one of the best opportunities you will find to put yourself in a contemplative state of mind, one...

The Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday ID: 81143; 7 pers.; 6 prog.; [635 words]
5:30 PM

Above: The Sacred Ministers prostrate themselves before the wooden cross as the choir sings the Reproaches. The Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday begins silently. The altar remains bare, stripped the previous night at the end of the Solemn Liturgy of Maundy Thursday. Because there is no extra ornamentation in the church whatsoever—no flowers and no...

Powered by Events Manager