Moorhouse Road, London, W2 5DJ

Easter – his glorious wounds

As this picture, the Easter Tree of Life, shows, when we begin the Easter season, we do not forget the Cross. Rather, we see Jesus’ Cross and our own in a new light, the light that was kindled in the darkness of the Easter Vigil and shines out in the Paschal Candle throughout this season.


Like the disciples, we recognise the Risen Jesus because he still bears in his body the marks of the five wounds, to his hands, feet and side, wounds which are now glorified and displayed for the adoration of the saints and angels in heaven.


This enables us to hope that our own sufferings have meaning, our own wounds may be glorified when united with his. This hope is like a coin with two sides: on one side, we remember that nothing of lasting value will be achieved without sacrifice and prayer; on the other, we believe that our sufferings and trials can be the means of real change coming into the world, often in ways we do not know.


Of course, none of this means we shouldn’t enjoy plenty of chocolate here and now! A very Happy Easter to you all!

Contact / Mass Info

Contact info

St. Mary of the Angels
Moorhouse Road, London, W2 5DJ
020 7229 0487

Mass Times


9.30am, 11:00am (in Portuguese), 12.30pm, 6:00pm

NOTE: from late July to early September there is only one Mass on Sunday mornings  at 11am (no 9.30am or 12.30pm Mass) and no Portuguese Mass.

Saturday and Sunday evening Masses are unchanged except during Carnival weekend.

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