Category Archives: Lent

Pre-Easter Ponderings

Holy Saturday.  Thursday was Maundy Thursday, with an evening church service to celebrate the institution of the Eucharist.  It ended with the stripping of the altar, in which every ornament is removed.  At the end, the altar is completely bare, … Continue reading

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More Lent

Okay, so we are well into it.  How are you doing?  I think I like the route I’ve chosen, which is an amalgam of different practices, some only done once a week.  Probably the most meaningful has been memorizing Psalm … Continue reading

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Lent is coming.  February 17.  A time for being intentional about clearing away some of the obstacles between ourselves and God.  There is a standard practice of giving up something – chocolate, alcohol – for the forty days (minus Sundays) … Continue reading

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