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Bureaucratic ignorance and/or prejudice

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The Oxford, England, city council’s licensing officer has apologized for blocking a public performance of a Passion Play planned for today. Though the event was organized by a church group and a theological college, the licensing officer was under the impression that it was a…

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The True Meaning of Passion: A Meditation on Christ’s Crucifixion

Passion is an intense word that today conjures images of a compelling, romantic force such as the one that drove star-crossed lovers like Romeo and Juliet to commit suicide. 427 more words

Catholicism

Cozumel's Passion Play

It’s Semana Santa (Easter week) here on the island of Cozumel.  And, with Mexico having one of the world’s largest Catholic populations, it is quite a sight to behold.  357 more words

Expat

Finding the Good in Good Friday

Only God could take something as brutal and wicked as a crucifixion of an innocent man and make it into something good and holy. We call today “Good Friday,” and it is good in so many ways. 439 more words

Doing God's Will

In the Quiet of the After

Today is Good Friday, it is the morning and it is wonderfully quiet: the quiet after the storm.

Yesterday, the remnants of tropical cyclone Ita battered New Zealand, smashing caravans, flooding rivers, causing slips and toppling giant trees across houses. 796 more words

Memoir

The True Mistery of the Passion in Bristol Cathedral (BBC, 1960)

Today being Maundy Thursday in the Christian calendar (the day on which Jesus had his Last Supper with the Apostles before the Crucifixion) prompts me to look back at a television production of a play which was transmitted on a Maundy Thursday over fifty years ago. 1,058 more words

Plays

Season of Hope

Springtime, the season of hope and new life, what better time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus! When we think of spring what comes to your mind? 303 more words

School Ponderings