Holy Week, Day 7: Holy Saturday

Holy Week, Day 7: Holy Saturday

By Father Brooks Keith, April 15, 2017   So many Christians do not even know this day exists!  But exist it does, even if briefly, and for a very important reason.  The Gospel writers and Paul use differing chronologies to explain this lull in the action of our...
Holy Week Blog, Day 6: Good Friday

Holy Week Blog, Day 6: Good Friday

By Father Brooks Keith, April 14, 2017   And so we come to the heart of the matter, the very nexus of God’s plan to re-unite humanity to Himself.  Good Friday is called good precisely because in Christ God is restoring His original plan to be all in all,...
Holy Week Blog: Day 5, Maundy Thursday

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...
Holy Week Blog, Day 6: Good Friday

Holy Week Blog: Day 3, Holy Tuesday

By Father Brooks Keith, April 11, 2017 By long tradition today we contemplate the Second Servant Song of Isaiah, found in Isaiah 49:   The Lord called me before I was born…and he said to me, “You are my servant, Israel, in whom I will be glorified.”….And now the...
Holy Week Blog: Holy Monday, the 2nd Day

Holy Week Blog: Holy Monday, the 2nd Day

The Book of Isaiah: The Suffering Servant By Father Brooks Keith, April 10, 2017 Despite my temptation to invoke a young Burt Ward’s excited exclamation during the campy 1960’s Batman television show (“Holy Monday, Batman!”), this second day of Holy Week begins a...
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