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Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Most of us today are familiar with the cliche, ‘spiritual but not religious’. It’s such a cliche, that I’m not actually sure that people still say it, if they ever really did. But despite the cliche, it does reveal something about a particular mentality, not just in modern society, but of humans in general.  Read more

Tenebrae: Holy Saturday

Saturday, March 26, 2016

The following video is from Tenebrae of Holy Saturday last year. In this video we hear what are known as the preces, which are sung after the Benedictus of Lauds before the final prayer. Read more

Tenebrae: In Monte Oliveti

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Holy Triduum at Blackfriars begins with the morning service of Tenebrae on Maundy Thursday. As the candles are progressively extinguished, we turn our minds to the events of Our Lord's Passion.  Read more

Triduum 2015 - Photographs and videos

Friday, April 03, 2015

Below are some photos and videos from the Triduum at Blackfriars, Oxford. This post will be updated at different points during the Triduum. Read more

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