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The Greatest Show On Earth

Last week, I went to the greatest show on earth: the Paschal Triduum of the Catholic Church. (If you don’t know what that is, check out… 841 more words

Video

Holy Unction

14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord.

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Orthodoxy

Holy Thursday in Zakynthos

HOLY THURSDAY

Holy Thursday is a special day for Zakynthians. Most will go early for Holy Communion, it is the day that most will have taken their communion and to break their 40 days of Great Lent. 525 more words

Zakynthos

Life

As the calendar got ready to flip to April and the promise of spring, I was sick. On Holy Thursday, I croak-sang through six preschool music classes and by the time I got to mass that afternoon, I was mouthing the words to every song. 514 more words

Lighten Up

The last few months have been rather intense. Short-handed at work, deadlines for work and school, juggling three classes, and taking on an ever-deepening role as caretaker for my mom – it was all piling up to overwhelming levels of stress and anxiety. 1,028 more words

Procession and process

Last year I took part in my parish’s Holy Thursday celebration for the first time. The Eucharistic ministers were asked to sit together. At the conclusion of the mass, we were asked to take part in a procession during the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. 352 more words

Reflection