Ministry

Holy Week Past

Mar 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Ministry

It is twenty-five years since my first Holy Week in a rural parish. Holy Week in the country was always a special time.

The parish was tiny, 250 people. Even if I had had no list of parishioners, I need only have asked the Catholic farmers and they would have pointed out every Church of Ireland household. Perhaps it was the smallness that gave the parish its strength. A couple of times the diocese had cast their eye in the direction of this little patch and thought it high time …