Pentecost (Whitsunday) – 28th May 2023

Pentecost* took place on the well-established Jewish festival of First Fruits, which was observed at the beginning of the wheat harvest.  It was seven weeks after Easter, or fifty days including Easter. A feast day to celebrate the country’s wheat harvest does not sound exactly world-changing, but that year, it became one of the most … Continue reading Pentecost (Whitsunday) – 28th May 2023

Palm Sunday

This year (2023), Palm Sunday falls on the 2nd of April. Jesus at the Gates of Jerusalem Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, when the Church remembers how Jesus arrived at the gates of Jerusalem just a few days before the Passover was due to be held.  He was the Messiah come to His own … Continue reading Palm Sunday