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What Easter meant to Mary

“Love is not love if it nicely calculates the cost. It gives its all, and its only regret is that it has not still more to give.” 573 more words


"The Anointing at Bethany" - A Sonnet for Holy Week by Malcolm Guite

Come close …

I first came across the sonnets of Malcolm Guite a year ago, and am deeply grateful for the gift they have been in my life.  305 more words


Orthodox Catholic Mystery Of Holy Unction

On the afternoon or evening of Great and Holy Wednesday, the Sacrament or Mystery of Holy Unction is conducted in most Orthodox Catholic parishes. The Sacrament of Holy Unction is offered for the healing of soul and body and for forgiveness of sins. 726 more words

Great Fast

Holy Week - Wednesday - Mark 14:1-11

Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away,
and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him. 218 more words


Wondering Wednesday - anointing and renewal of vows

I anoint you in the name of God who gives you life. Receive Christ’s forgiveness, his healing and his love.

May our loving God grant you the riches of his grace, his wholeness and his peace. 793 more words

Wondering Wednesdays

Expensive Perfume

Did you ever hear about the time that Jesus got doused in perfume from head to toe? It was a big deal. A very big deal. 493 more words

Take your positions, and fight!

Matthew 24: 14


And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come. 677 more words