Holy Week Blog: Day 5, Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday, the fifth day of Holy Week   No, it’s not “Monday Thursday!”  Maundy derives from the original title of this day, Mandatum in Latin which meanscommanded or mandated.  In John’s Gospel traditionally read during the Maundy liturgy Jesus gives His disciples, His very best friends, a new commandment

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Holy Week Blog: The Sunday of Palms

Day 1: Palm Sunday By Father Brooks Keith, April 9, 2017 Here we go, plunging into the Great Week!  Our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry makes the fascinating point that while the Roman Procurator of Judea, one Pontius Pilate, is entering Jerusalem with a phalanx of Roman legionnaires to take up

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