Monthly Archives: April 2015

Third Sunday of Easter 2015: Peace, Bread, and Liturgy

Acts 3:12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3:1-7 Luke 24:36b-48 Peace, Bread, and Liturgy By this time, according to Luke, Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women had found the empty tomb of Jesus, and “two … Continue reading

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Easter 2015: Alleluia! I shall behold him in my body

Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Acts 10:34-43 Mark 16:1-8 Alleluia! Christ is risen! [The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!] I am Resurrection and I am Life, says the Lord. On this day, these words from the burial service become real, … Continue reading

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Good Friday: What’s good about it?

“What’s good about it?” A little boy, about three years old, walked into the church with his mother on Good Friday. We don’t always know what our kids, especially such little ones, understand about church and things like the liturgical … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday 2015: Do This

Eucharisteo (you-far-is-teo) means “the giving of thanks,” thanks-giving. It is from this word that we get the word Eucharist, and we remember its institution tonight. “Do this” is our command; do this in remembrance of me. Take my body and … Continue reading

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