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Lenten Journey – the tenth station presented by the apostle James

01.April 2020.

The Tenth Station  James son of Alphaeus is sometimes called James the Less, that is ‘the Younger’. He was the local leader of the early Church in Jerusalem, One of the New Testament letters bears his name. JESUS IS STRIPPED OF HIS CLOTHES Now everything was taken from him, even his clothes.  Although he was […]

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Lenten Journey – the ninth station presented by the apostle Matthew

01.April 2020.

The Ninth Station  The money-bag on his left identifies Matthew the tax collector.  It was in his house that Jesus declared: “I did not come to call the virtuous, but sinners to repentance.” JESUS FALLS FOR THE THIRD TIME This was the final fall.  Jesus had reached the very limit of physical endurance.  And yet […]

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Lenten Journey – the eighth station presented by the apostle Thomas

27.March 2020.

The Eighth Station This is Thomas, the man of doubt and of resurrection faith. As Jesus left for the home of Lazarus it was Thomas who said: “Let us go too, and die with him.” THE WOMEN OF JERUSALEM WEEP FOR JESUS These women were moved to sympathy for Jesus.  He acknowledged their tears, but […]

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The Lenten Journey – the seventh station presented by the apostle Bartholomew

25.March 2020.

The Seventh Station The Seventh Station is presented by the apostle Bartholomew, also called Nathaniel, dressed in the robes of an eastern bishop. The knife refers to his martyrdom.  JESUS FALLS FOR THE SECOND TIME In spite of the help he fell again.  He was being hurried by the soldiers, the road was uphill, and […]

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

21.March 2020.
The Sixth Station Philip was one of the earliest disciples of Jesus. Like Peter and Andrew, he came from Bethsaida in Galilee. He helped the pilgrims in Jerusalem who came to him saying “We want to see Jesus.” VERONICA WIPES THE FACE OF JESUS https://www.loughderg.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Veronica-wipes-the-face-of-Jesus.mp4 Veronica was not like Simon; nobody asked her to help.  [...]
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St Patrick’s Day 2020

17.March 2020.

An invitation to join the Prior, Fr La, as he reflects on where we find ourselves today and how we can connect with St Patrick in a new way. Towards the end of this 2 minute video Fr La prays an extract of the Breastplate of St Patrick and lights the Lough Derg candle for […]

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Lenten Journey – the fifth station presented by the apostle John

15.March 2020.

The Fifth Station Here is John, the brother of James. Traditionally he is identified as “the disciple Jesus loved,” who stood by the cross along with Mary, and in several of the stations he is shown close to Mary. SIMON HELPS JESUS TO CARRY HIS CROSS Simon was a native of Cyrene, a foreigner in […]

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Lenten Journey – the Fourth Station presented by the disciple James

15.March 2020.

The Fourth Station Here is James, son of Zebedee, the first of the twelve to die for Jesus. He is shown with a pilgrim staff, a reference to his famous shrine at Compostella in Spain. JESUS MEETS HIS MOTHER It was now three years since he had left home.  Mary had brought him into the […]

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Lenten Journey – the third station presented by the apostle Andrew

08.March 2020.

The Third Station Welcome to the Lenten journey with the Lough Derg Way of the Cross. Today we entrust our prayer time with the apostle Andrew. Brother of Simon Peter and his fellow worker in fishing the Sea of Galilee, it was he who brought his brother to Jesus. JESUS FALLS FOR THE FIRST TIME […]

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Lenten Journey – second station presented by the apostle Paul

04.March 2020.

The Second Station We continue our Lenten journey with the Lough Derg Way of the Cross. Today we entrust our prayer time to St Paul – he holds the second station. Once a persecutor of the Way of Jesus, he experienced the grace of conversion on the Damascus road and became a fearless preacher of […]

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