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Mass will be live streamed at 11:30am each Sunday and at 9:30am Tuesday to Friday as well as other parish ceremonies and special occasions. Please click on the link above to watch. For previous recordings on our YouTube channel please click here. For mass from Blessington, daily at 9:30am, Saturday at 6pm, Sunday at 10am and 11:30am, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Cemetery Mass: Sunday, June 18th at 12:00 noon, preceeded by blessings of the Graves at 11.30am

First Communion

Do this in Memory Mass: Sunday April 23rd, Eadestown Church at 11:30am.

First Communion Date: Saturday, May 13th, Eadestown Church at 11:00am.

Confirmation

NUA Programme for confirmation class: Wednesday, April 19th at 7.30pm, Eadestown Church.

Confirmation preparation mass: Saturday 29th April at 7.30pm, Eadestown Church.

Confirmation date: May 26th, Friday, Eadestown Church.

  • Here on earth, Jesus’ disciples mourned his death and, since it was a sabbath day, they rested.
  • Luke notes that the women returned home “and prepared spices and ointments. On the sabbath they rested according to the commandment” (Luke 23:56).
  • At the tomb, the guards that had been stationed there kept watch over the place to make sure that the disciples did not steal Jesus’ body.

And:

  • Jesus did not descend into hell to deliver the damned, nor to destroy the hell of damnation, but to free the just who had gone before him.
  • Was taken before Pilate in the morning Sent to Herod
  • Returned to Pilate
  • Was mocked and beaten
  • Saw Barabbas released in his stead Was crowned with thorns
  • Was condemned to death
  • Carried the crushing burden of his cross
  • Told the weeping women what would happen in the future Was crucified between two thieves
  • Forgave those who crucified him
  • Entrusted the Virgin Mary to the beloved disciple
  • Assured the good thief of his salvation
  • Said his famous seven last words
  • Cried out and died

In addition:

  • There was darkness over the land
  • There was an earthquake
  • The veil of the temple was torn in two
  • Many saints of the Old Testament period were raised
  • A soldier pierced Christ’s side and blood and water flowed out
  • Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus went to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body He was buried in Joseph’s own tomb
  • A guard was set over the tomb
  • All Jesus’ friends and family grieved at his death