Monthly Archives: April 2015

Easter 4

“Basil of Seleucia became archbishop of Seleucia about the year 440. (He was a notorious flip-flopper – he would never have made it in politics). He is remembered for his fluctuating attitude in the events which preceded the Council of … Continue reading

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Easter 2

After the late solemnities on Good Friday, a certain precocious young lady asked me why we call it Good Friday. After a little background, I try to sum it up a little bit, saying that Jesus took something that was … Continue reading

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Easter

Happy Easter, everybody! Christ is risen indeed, and it’s time to celebrate; a rough week is over and perhaps, as we gaze into the empty tomb, we can find rest for our souls. It was a rough week, but not … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Good Friday is, of course, a day of death. Despite the fact that no one should even want to hear about it more or less talk about it, one of the traditions you can find on Good Friday is a … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday

In the ordinal of the Episcopal Church, if we can still call it an ordinal, there’s an examination, witlessly called The Examination – you can find it on page 531 of the Book of Common Prayer. In the second paragraph, … Continue reading

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