We finally got a Christmas tree! It's rather small, several feet shorter than last year's, but it'll do. Ah, the smell of evergreens. Daniel found a hand-carved nativity scene on ebay last month, so we placed it on our side table next to the tree. I love that St. Raphael the giant archangel watches over … Continue reading Christmas is coming
As the sun sets, attendees are given an unlit candle. Outside, the light of Christ is lit just as the last light of the sun settles on the horizon. Parishioners process in quietly and await the coming of the light of Christ as it is solemnly paraded down the center aisle. All are aided in … Continue reading alleluia!
My friend Paul presented the Palm Sunday homily last weekend at our church. I really enjoyed it and I hope you do, too. Readings: Isaiah 50:4-7; Luke 19:28-40 He’s finally here. Jesus has finally entered Jerusalem. His whole life has been leading him to this place. And he’s not the only one who knows it. … Continue reading Let Them Sing by Paul Gleason