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April 2014

Jesus Mafa Foot Washing


The day before Good Friday is called Maundy Thursday. Maundy comes from the Latin word: mandatum. Mandatum means something that is commanded. We find it in an English word like “mandatory” – something that is required. It is called Maundy Thursday because on that day Jesus commanded three things: 1) to remember him in holy

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Easter blessing of the font

Open Baptism?

Lent brings with it “Ashes to go“. Easter brings with it “Open Baptism”. The Episcopal Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands, Cold Spring, once again offers “Open Baptism” at their 7 p.m. Easter Vigil on Saturday, April 19. “I know this seems highly ‘unorthodox’ and perhaps even ‘gimmicky’ to some,” the Rector of St. Mary’s, Fr. Shane

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