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Hurry, While Stocks Last CONTENTS
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4-6 St Peter and Easter As we prepare to welcome Pope Benedict XVI to Britain, parish priest and blogger Fr Timothy Finigan considers St Peter’s role in proclaiming the Resurrection of Christ
8-9 Meditation You may think there are only seven days in the week, but since the Resurrection there is an eighth, says Bishop Andrew Burnham
10-14 Preparing for Resurrection Reflecting on the resurrection of the body can transform our whole way of life and acting, says Fr Rupert McHardy
15 Arts Easter used to be time for joyful communal singing, says music critic Michael White. Now, unfortunately, it’s more a time for being sung to
16 Cookery The Last Supper raised bread to a new level, says Fr Tim Gardner. The staff of life is now the food in which we receive Jesus himself
‘Christ came not to destroy but to complete and raise up human life’ FR RUPERT McHARDY
17-18 End piece Oliver Marre explains why, as a non-Catholic, he stills finds joy and inspiration in celebrating Easter with his family
Guide to Easter The calendar
Sunday, April 4:
Easter Sunday Monday, April 5:
Easter Monday Tuesday, April 6: Easter Tuesday Wednesday, April 7:
Easter Wednesday Thursday, April 8:
Easter Thursday Friday, April 9:
Easter Friday Saturday, April 10:
Easter Saturday Sunday, April 11: Second Sunday of Easter
Monday, April 12: Weekday of Easter Tuesday, April 13: Weekday of Easter or St Martin I, Pope, Martyr
Wednesday, April 14: Weekday of Easter Thursday, April 15: Weekday of Easter
Friday, April 16: Weekday of Easter Saturday, April 17: Weekday of Easter Sunday, April 18: Third Sunday of Easter Monday, April 19: Weekday of Easter
Tuesday, April 20: Weekday of Easter or St Beuno, abbot
(in Wales) Wednesday, April 21: Weekday of Easter or St Anselm,
bishop, Doctor of the Church
Thursday, April 22: Weekday of Easter
Friday, April 23: St George, Martyr, Patron of England;
(Weekday of Easter or St Adalbert,
Bishop, Martyr – in Wales)
Saturday, April 24: Weekday of Easter or St Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest, Martyr; (or St Adalbert, Bishop, Martyr – in England)
Sunday, April 25: Fourth Sunday of Easter
April 2010 Easter THE CATHOLIC HERALD 3