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The Appearance on the Road to Emmaus
Luke 24: 13-35 NAB

13  Now that very day two of them were going to a village seven miles from Jerusalem called Emmaus, 477 more words

Lent & Easter

Ireland's First Easter Vigil

This is one of my favorite posts from the Heavenfield archive:

From Muirchu’s Life of Patrick:

“And on the very night that St Patrick was celebrating the Passover, they were partaking of the worship of their great pagan festival.

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Sleepers, Awake

As a child, I never slept through a story by Hans Christian Andersen. Whether the tale was light and playful (“The Princess and the Pea”) or darker, more complex, and just a little disturbing (“The Tinderbox” or “The Child in the Grave”)  I loved them all. 985 more words


living in Holy Saturday

There is a hope that lifts my weary head,

A consolation strong against despair,

That when the world has plunged me in its deepest pit, … 36 more words


via dolorosa

As I meditate on Jesus’s passionate prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane, his human agony and suffering on full display, I am reminded how often I also long for God to provide another way for me in the face of suffering. 197 more words

Lent & Easter

telling the gospel story this easter

Sit with me and tell me once again
Of the story that’s been told us
Of the power that will hold us
Of the beauty, of the beauty… 99 more words


The Story of Easter

The Story of Easter
Aileen Fisher & Stephano Vitale
HarperTrophy, 1997

While I love, and will probably always gravitate towards, books that invite us into… 404 more words