Good Friday Night Passion Play Endorsed by Huge Attendance

Good Friday Night Passion Play Endorsed by Huge Attendance

A huge attendance from this and neighbouring parishes provided Monsignor Dan O’Riordan, director, Jerome Stack, the Castleisland Parish Choir and the actors with the kind of endorsement their well rehearsed efforts deserved. The Passion and Death of Christ was staged around the altar area of the Church of Saints Stephen and John with an 8pm…

Passion Play the Centre-point of Holy Week Ceremonies in Castleisland

Passion Play the Centre-point of Holy Week Ceremonies in Castleisland

It’s an enduringly sad and sorrowful story of the betrayal of a good man. It’s one that darkened the whole of Holy Week ever since the first, or certainly most celebrated, crucifixion over 2,000 years ago. Its dramatic story line and turns and twists in the telling is what grips us and draws us back…