No 23 Spring 2019

The Power of the Cross

Jesus is on the cross as the One who loves, and that “to the end”. If it were not for this love, nobody would ever have looked at the cross. But beyond the unutterable suffering we can only gaze at with shame, we perceive the overwhelming love of Christ. He gave so much love, and such true love, that from His death a new life was made possible. The divine gift with which we unite ourselves in love on Good Friday is the seed which we entrust to the earth in hope on Holy Saturday and which we harvest in faith in the resurrection on Easter Day.

Divine Mercy Sunday

Year B readings:1st reading: Acts: 4:32-352nd reading: 1 John 5:1-6Gospel: John 20:19-31 The disciples are gathered together in a room behind shut doors. They fear

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Paschal Vigil 2021

“And God said, ‘Let there be light’; and there was light.” Let us celebrate in this sacred night Sister Light. From the very beginning of

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Good Friday 2021

Ecce Homo. Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them: “Behold the man”. Ecce homo. Do you

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Maundy Thursday 2021

This evening, we are opening the celebrations of the Paschal Triduum: the three sacred days when the Church celebrates how Jesus went through His Passion

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Welcome to the Abbey of Our Lady of Quarr, a monastery on the Isle of Wight, just off the south coast of England. It is home to a small group of Benedictine monks who strive to dedicate their lives to the glory of God, and whose day is characterised by prayer, work and community life.

Quarr Abbey is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Visitors are welcome to attend worship in the Abbey Church. You can visit our gardens, take refreshment in our Tea Shop and find out about the monastery in our Visitor Centre. The Farm Shop offers home grown produce and the Monastery Shop religious articles, books and souvenirs. There is a new exhibition of the work of local artists every week in the gallery.

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