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Friday, April 19, 2019

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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

Collect:

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.

Open Doors: About Seating ID: 101674; [64 words]
10:00 am - 7:30 pm

The doors open at 10:30am for confessions. The Three Hours Devotion begins at 12pm, and the doors will remain open through the end of the 5:30pm service.

Confessions ID: 101675; [56 words]
10:30 am - 11:30 am

A priest will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with you. If the priest is hearing someone else's confession, please wait in the pews nearby until the priest is available. Alternatively, you may make an appointment with a priest for confession.

The Three Hours Devotion ID: 101676; 3 pers.; 22 prog.; [0 words]
12:00 PM

Sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir.

Bible Study ID: 101677; [77 words]
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

If we take a positive view of something Saint Jerome said a long time ago, we might say, familiarity with scripture helps us to become more familiar with Jesus. To that end, each Friday we offer a straight-forward Bible study. This study will meet in the living room of the parish house at 12:45pm, will...

Confessions ID: 101678; [40 words]
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A priest will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with you. If the priest is hearing someone else's confession, please wait in the pews nearby until the priest is available. Alternatively, you may make an appointment with a priest for confession.

Fr Turner will hear confession in the Resurrection Chapel just to the right of the chancel. Mo Mallonee will hear confessions in the north aisle of the church at the rear of the Chantry Chapel.

Nursery ID: 101679; [260 words]
5:00 PM

We offer nursery care Monday through Saturday of Holy Week from 5pm through the end of 5:30pm services.Location The Nursery is located in the Parish House. You may enter the Parish House at 1 W 53rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues.) Our friendly staff at the front desk can give you directions to the...

The Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday ID: 101680; 5 pers.; 13 prog.; [94 words]
5:30 PM

Sung by the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys.

Alcoholics Anonymous ID: 101681; [5 words]
6:30 PM

This 12-Step Group meets weekly.

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