A Story of Love

Everything in these three days speaks of mercy, because it makes visible the extent of God’s love. We will listen to the account of the final days of Jesus’ life. John the Evangelist offers us the key to understanding its profound meaning: “having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end” (Jn 13:1). The love of God has no bounds.

As St Augustine often repeated, it is a love that goes “to the end without end“. God truly offers all of himself for each of us and holds nothing back. The Mystery which we adore in this Holy Week is a great history of love which knows no obstacles. The Passion of Jesus lasts until the end of the world, because it is a story of sharing in the suffering of all humanity and a permanent presence in the events of private life of each of us.

Indeed, the Easter Triduum is the commemoration of a drama of love which gives us the certainty that we will never be abandoned in life’s trials.

Let us allow ourselves to be wrapped in this mercy which comes to meet us; and in these days, as we keep our gaze fixed on the Passion and death of the Lord, let us receive in our heart his boundless love and, like Our Lady on Saturday, in silence, await the Resurrection.

(From: An Invitation to Conversion, Lent & Easter with Pope Francis)


All of us at CTS would like to wish you and your loved ones a blessed Holy Week and a truly joyful Easter!

Easter Opening Hours:  we will be closing at 12.30pm on Thursday 13th April, and reopen on Wednesday 19th April.

 

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