FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 9 Holy Week Holy Week is the week from Passion or Palm Sunday until the Easter Vigil on Saturday night. Throughout the week the events of Jesus’ last week on earth are recalled. The liturgies include the Scripture readings of these events and rituals such as washing of the feet and

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FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 8 What is grace? Grace is God’s giving of Gods own self to us. It is God’s life, presence and action among us. Grace is a supernatural gift which heals and elevates our humanness so we can share in God’s life. God constantly offers us the new life of grace which

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FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 7 What is holiness? Holiness is being holy. Strictly speaking only God is holy. God’s holiness is acknowledged in the worship of the Church in prayers such as the Holy, holy, holy which we pray at Mass. Traditionally certain people, places and things are regarded as holy because of their relationship

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FAITH  FACT FOR WEEK 6 The Sacrament of Penance The Sacrament of Penance has been known by several names over the years. It was called confession when the emphasis was on people confessing their sins anonymously in private. Then it became known as penance when the emphasis was on doing something to make up for

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