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Press Releases / Share in the Good Friday Service at St Ann’s, Dawson Street

The Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson is leading a three–hour service today – Good Friday – in St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, from 12 midday until 3.00 pm.

For those unable to attend, there is an opportunity to share in the service. The readings which are being used are listed below. To read the full texts of the addresses being given by Archbishop Jackson during the service, please click on the links below.





First Reading: St John 18.1–11
Second Reading: St John 18.12–18
Third Reading: St John 18.25–27
Fourth Reading: St John 19.1–7
Fifth Reading: St John 19.28–30
Sixth Reading: St John 19.38–42



Introduction and First Talk

Then Jesus, knowing all that was happening to him, came forward and asked: For whom are you looking? They answered, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus replied: I am he.           

Second Talk

The woman said to Peter: You are not also one of this man’s disciples, are you? He said: I am not.

Third Talk

They themselves did not enter the headquarters of Pilate so as to avoid ritual defilement and to be able to eat the Passover. St John 18:28.

Fourth Talk

And the soldiers wove a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they dressed him in a purple robe. St John 19:2.

Fifth Talk

After this when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he dais, in order to fulfill this scripture (psalm 69.21): I thirst. St John 19:28.

Sixth Talk

They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it with the spices in linen cloths, according to the burial customs of the Jews. St John 19:40.



Category: Press Releases
Posted: Friday 6th April 2012
Added By: Lynn Glanville

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