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They Call Today “Good”

March 25, AD 2016 2 Comments
They Call Today “Good”

Every Triduum, starting with Maundy Thursday through Easter Sunday, I re-read T.S. Eliot’s “The Four Quartets”. It is four of his best poems, and for anyone who only knows his poetry ala in “The Hollow Man” or “The Wasteland” (critiques of modernity, not praise), his words may be surprising. For instance, it is in “East […]

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Redeeming Lent this Holy Week

March 23, AD 2016 0 Comments
Redeeming Lent this Holy Week

The celebration of Holy Week can do amazing things to prepare our souls for the grace and celebration of Easter Sunday.

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Five Ways Christians Live Holy Saturday Every Day

April 19, AD 2014 0 Comments
Five Ways Christians Live Holy Saturday Every Day

Holy Saturday is an odd, quiet day. Stuck between the agony of Good Friday and the joy of Easter Sunday, it is a day of middles and “alreadys but not yets”. In many ways, Holy Saturday is a symbol for the Christian life. As Christians, we live Holy Saturday. 1. Experientially, we live Holy Saturday. […]

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Woman of Sorrows – Woman of Hope

April 6, AD 2012 3 Comments
Woman of Sorrows – Woman of Hope

It was a terrible day; an incomprehensible day. Just hours ago my son was in this very room with his closest friends for the Passover. It was a festive night – one of the holiest nights – and yet, it was a night like no other I have ever known.  With Jesus, I have come […]

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