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Church Closed

This evening begins the Easter Triduum—Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday. (It looks like four days, but it’s three, trust me.) Reviewing the times for services this year, I was struck by the words “Church Closed” listed for certain times on Thursday and Saturday.   Last Saturday, our priest challenged us to […]

March 28, 2013

Faith, Young Married Mom

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Happy Holy Week!

My writing is focused elsewhere this week, so I’m revisiting my end-of-Lent thoughts from last year. A happy and fruitful Holy Week to you! Holy Week: Monday Holy Week: Tuesday Holy Week: Wednesday Holy Thursday Good Friday  

April 4, 2012

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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An Even Holier Week

Last week may have been “Holy Week,” but this week—the Octave of Easter—is perhaps even holier.  It struck me only midway through the week that this time deserves some reflection, as well. I love the incredible depth of the liturgical calendar.  The transition from Lent to Easter is one of the greatest examples.  Easter isn’t […]

April 29, 2011

Faith, Modern Perspectives, Young Married Mom

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