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What happened on Holy Thursday?

Recorded in the Gospels, Jesus:

  • Sent Peter and John to arrange for them to use the Upper Room to hold the Passover meal
  • Washed the apostles’ feet
  • Held the first Mass
  • Instituted the priesthood
  • Announced that Judas would betray him
  • Gave the “new commandment” to love one another
  • Indicated that Peter had a special pastoral role among the apostles
  • Announced that Peter would deny him
  • Prayed for the unity of his followers
  • Held all the discourses recorded across five chapters of John (John 13-18)
  • Sang a hymn
  • Went to the Mount of Olives
  • Prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane
  • Was betrayed by Judas
  • Stopped the disciples from continuing a violent resistance
  • Healed the ear of Malchus, the high priest’s servant, after Peter cut it off with a sword. Was taken before the high priests Annas and Caiaphas
  • Was denied by Peter
  • Was taken to Pilate.

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Easter – Holy Week

Sunday April 2nd Palm Sunday
10:00 am Mass – Kilteel Church
11:30 am Mass – Eadestown Church

Monday April 3rd
7:30pm Penitential Service – Blessington Church

Holy Thursday April 6th
7:30pm Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – Eadestown Church

Good Friday April 7th
12:00pm Children’s Stations of the Cross – Eadestown Church
3:00pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – Eadestown Church
7:30pm Stations of the Cross – Kilteel Church

Holy Saturday April 8th
11:00am – 12:30pm Confessions – Eadestown Church
9:00pm Easter Vigil Mass – Eadestown Church

Easter Sunday April 9th
10:00 am Mass – Kilteel Church
11:30 am Mass – Eadestown Church

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St. Patrick’s Day 17th March

Mass Times:

Kilteel: 10am

Eadestown: 11.30 am

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Eadestown Cemetery Mass 2023

This year’s cemetery mass will be held on SUNDAY 18th JUNE at 12:00 noon, with blessing of the graves beforehand at 11:30am

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Ceremony of Light: Thursday, March 9th in Kilteel Church. Confirmation Retreat: to be held in Kilteel Hall on Friday March 24th.   Nua programme dates for Confirmation: Wednesday, March 29th and April 19th at 7.30pm in Eadestown Church.                                                                                                                

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