Br McNally’s mural of Last Supper restored

IPOH, MALAYSIA – For decades, parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Ipoh had not realised they were custodians of one of Br Joseph McNally’s masterpieces: a mosaic mural of The Last Supper. La Salle Br McNally, who passed away on Aug 27, 2002, was the founder of LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, [...]

Mass “In Cena Domini” At The Don Gnocchi Centre

Vatican City, April 2014 (VIS) – At 5 p.m. the Holy Father left the Vatican for the St. Mary of Providence Centre of the Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation, where at 5.30 p.m. he celebrated Holy Mass “in Cena Domini”, with which the Easter Triduum begins. This Maundy Thursday celebration includes the announcement of the commandment [...]

The Prayer of Jesus at the Last Supper

“The words of the institution of the Eucharist were pronounced in this context of prayer. The praise and thanksgiving of the ‘berakha’ became blessing and transformed the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus” …”By participating in the Eucharist we have an extraordinary experience of the prayer which Jesus made, and continues [...]

Holy Thursday: Chrism Mass and the Lord’s Supper

VATICAN CITY, 21 APRIL 2011 (VIS) At 9:30 today, Holy Thursday, in the Vatican basilica, the Pope celebrated the Chrism Mass, which is celebrated today in all cathedrals around the world. The cardinals, bishops and priests gathered in Rome concelebrated with the Holy Father. The homily was followed by the renewal of priestly vows and [...]

Holy Thursday: Chrism Mass and the Lord’s Supper Mass

For priests, the oils “speak of Christ Whom God anointed King and Priest, of the One Who makes us share in His priesthood, in His ‘anointing’, through our own priestly ordination”. “A further aspect of the symbolism of oil is that it strengthens for battle. This does not contradict the theme of peace, but forms [...]

Did you know that priesthood was instituted at the last supper?

8 Nov 09, The Apostle: Did you know that there are 3 degrees of Holy Orders: Episcopy (Bishop), Presbyterate (Priest), Diaconate (Deacon)? Did you know that St. John V ianney, the patron saint of priests was such a good confessor that during the last decade of his life, he spent 16-18 hours in the confessional?Don’t [...]