Hosanna in the Highest!Blessed is He who comes in the Name of the Lord!Hosanna! Today is Palm Sunday in our Liturgical calendar, the day we Praise the Lord as He enters Jerusalem, palm branches laid before him, honoring Jesus as our king. As this week progresses all gets worse until Friday when Jesus is crucified … Continue reading Forty Days of Prayers for Quilters Day 35: Hosanna
This is by far my favorite week of the Liturgical year. It is our Salvation represented in glorious display. We begin this week proclaiming Jesus as our King, laying palms at his feet as he rides into Jerusalem on an ass. And by the end of the week we'll be shouting Crucify him with gusto, … Continue reading Holy Week
The last few days I've had the phrase, "help me feel compassion for you" running through my head. Today, Good Friday, is a great day to dig deeply through the crap that sometimes fills my soul and examine that. The selfish, self-righteous, if only you'd listen to me the world would be perfect, I'm way … Continue reading Examining
The last few days or so I keep hearing The same power that rose Jesus from the Grave The same power that commanded death to wait Lives in Us, Lives in us The same power moves mountains when he speaks The same power that can calm a raging sea Lives in Us, Lives in Us … Continue reading Holy Week
Holy Week, there is nothing like it. The Pinnacle of our experience as Christians. From the beauty and acknowledgement of Passion Sunday where we proclaim Jesus as King and Lord to Holy Thursday, and Good Friday where we condemn this King and sentence him to the death of criminals. The Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday … Continue reading Holy Week
GOOD Friday Yes it is.This is the one day - the only day of the year that Mass is not celebrated. The Communion Service is so beautiful. So beautiful. The Readings for the day are deeply meaningful and rich to be savored. April 18th will forever be a Feast Day (though today will be a … Continue reading Good Friday?
Lent, Holy Week and Easter hold special meaning in my heart. The seasons of the Church reflect - depending on what part of the world you're in - the seasons of the year. This time of year calls us to reflect on our lives where we can make changes and improve and where we've done … Continue reading Holy Week