Posts Tagged ‘Last Supper’

John Badcock’s Last Supper on display

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

An exhibition described as confrontational will be exhibited in Geraldine’s St Mary’s church to mark Lent. Vicar of Geraldine Reverend Tony Kippax said The Last Supper by John Badcock, 13 panels of self-portraits measuring 13 metres long, would be a backdrop to services during Lent which was a time of reflection and self-examination before Easter. Read more

Why foot-washing still shocks us

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Foot-washing has attracted more attention among Catholics recently than at any time in the past 1,500 years. Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has emphasised the practice both in his actions and, lately, in his writing. He attracted global media attention when, on his first Holy Thursday as pope, he washed the feet of Read more

Searching for the wine from the Last Supper

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Famous historical meals have been well documented to include who attended, where they took place, and what was eaten. Wine was often served at these meals, but the details behind those wines are lacking. With Easter coming up on April 5, Vivino has taken the challenge to investigate what wine would have been served at Read more

Orthodox Jews protest against Pope’s visit to Jerusalem site

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Hundreds of Orthodox Jews have protested against the visit of Pope Francis to a Jerusalem holy site later this month. The Pope is scheduled to celebrate Mass in the Cenacle, believed to be the site of the Last Supper, during his visit to the Holy Land from May 24-26. The site is also held by Read more

Last Supper site to return to Catholic control?

Friday, May 31st, 2013

A long-awaited agreement between the Vatican and Israel on the status of Church institutions in the Holy Land appears to be near finality, with Israeli sources indicating that the Cenacle in Jerusalem — on the site of the Last Supper — will return to Catholic control. The same sources say that the tax status of Read more