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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is always going to have elements of Throwback Thursday! We are remembering… looking back… Those of us who read the daily Eucharistic readings (these must be the world’s most read-together daily biblical texts) are on our third week of...
Jews and Holy Week

Jews and Holy Week

Those of us who read the daily Eucharistic readings (these must be the world’s most read-together daily biblical texts) are on our third week of reading from John’s Gospel. Daily, we’ve been hearing negative statements about “the Jews”....
No Christian Passover Seder

No Christian Passover Seder

This is the time of year when some Christians organise their own Passover Seder. There are several articles cautioning against doing so. Here are a couple: Why Christians should not host their own passover seders Say no to Christian seders Study the Jewish Passover...
Preparing for Holy Week and Easter

Preparing for Holy Week and Easter

Many will be preparing for Holy Week and Easter. Can you point to resources that are helpful for Holy Week and Easter? Please put them in the comments. Palm Sunday service Palm Sunday collect (remember Palm Sunday is Passion Sunday) Holy Week collect/opening prayer...
Pope Takes One Small Step Towards Women Priests?

Pope Takes One Small Step Towards Women Priests?

Why is Pope Francis’ change to the Missal, officially allowing women to have feet washed at Holy Thursday’s Evening Mass, stirring up so much dust? Well, remember, Roman Catholicism, always seeks the exact moment, the exact syllable, when any sacrament...