Washing of Feet

By |2019-04-15T16:54:06+10:00January 29th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Marriage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the time of Jesus, washing was part of Jewish custom as a symbol of ritual purification. Washing is also part of the celebration of Catholic Mass today, when the priest’s hands are washed and he prays: “Lord wash away my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin.” (Ps 51:2) The Gospel of John also

The Last Supper and the Jewish Passover

By |2017-09-06T05:44:36+10:00January 16th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At Mass on Holy Thursday night Catholics enter the journey of their Saviour who walked the path of suffering and death to resurrection. At home we may enter it also, with a Last Supper meal that draws the family into the rich symbolism of our Jewish and Christian heritage. The Passover Seder is the Jewish

No Time To Rise! Unleavened Bread Recipe

By |2017-09-06T04:09:14+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Lent & Easter, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

During the Passover, the Israelites did not have time to wait for their bread to rise as they had to escape from Egypt. Try your hand at making unleavened bread for your Last Supper meal. Ingredients: 2 cups of Flour 1 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of olive oil Water Method: Combine all ingredients in

Last Supper Meal

By |2017-09-06T04:06:39+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper.  In the Christian Scriptures we read that on this day, the night before he died, Jesus celebrated the Jewish Passover (Pesach) in an upper room with his friends. The Passover is a holy day in the Jewish calendar. It recalls how God saved his

Last Supper Table Mat

By |2017-09-06T03:55:53+10:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Craft, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper.  Enhance your family’s Last Supper table or prayer space with a decorated table mat. Materials 1 linen table napkin or piece of material. 1 Template or create your own design. Coloured permanent markers. Method Iron the napkin to remove any wrinkles and spread it