Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter

Happy Easter, everybody. Having Easter in March can be a challenge: you don’t always get the weather needed to wear your best pastel Easter tie or that flowery sundress. If it wasn’t part of my job description to know when … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday

“Now before the feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.” And … Continue reading

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Good Friday

In this Holy Week, we have finally come to the Cross. Of all the things we do as Christians, the things we do this week must seem the most strange to those outside of the Faith. Last night we celebrated … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

One of my favorite movies is Monty Python’s Search for the Holy Grail. If you’ve seen it, you remember Brave Sir Robin, riding his pretend horse on the trail of the Holy Grail. Brave Sir Robin had the misfortune of … Continue reading

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Lent 5 (St. Patrick’s Day)

In the great register of fierce animal names, you will not find the anguis, or slow worm. You almost have to feel sorry for the slow worm: it’s bad enough to be a worm, right, but if you had to … Continue reading

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Lent 3

Siloam is an ancient site in Jerusalem, in the southern part of the Old City. According to the Old Testament, “Siloam was built around the “serpent-stone”, Zoheleth, where Adonijah gave his feast in the time of Solomon. It is the … Continue reading

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