Tag Archives: Holy week

overcoming fear….

It’s so easy to be afraid these days.  Bombings killed people senselessly this week in Belgium and Turkey, last month in Nigeria, while today yet another bomb claimed lives in Iraq.  My heart and prayers go out to all the … Continue reading

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…foot washing… heart washing

It’s Holy Thursday.  If you would like to read a more in depth reflection on what it means to wash the feet of one another (as Jesus challenged us to), please click here to read one i posted previously:   … Continue reading

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the path of prayer….

Here are three quotes on this Holy Week Wednesday for our minds and hearts to contemplate… “The path to prayer… is now a glorious path through the meadows, now a peaceful country road with no obstacles where we can abandon … Continue reading

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Standing in the Middle

As we continue through Holy Week our minds and hearts move to Jerusalem, the scene of Christ’s passion during a turbulent time in Jewish history.  Yet, turbulent times continue in modern day Jerusalem… Lisa Loden is one of the most … Continue reading

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… fumes and perfume(s)…

In the Scriptures for this Holy Week Monday we encounter Martha and Mary as Jesus dines with them again in Bethany.  Since this visit comes after Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, we can imagine Martha worked long & hard … Continue reading

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…the desert… & Thomas Merton

As we continue through Passion Week, here are a few thoughts for our minds & hearts to munch on from the amazingly prolific (& one of my absolutely favorite spiritual writers) – the Trappist monk Thomas Merton… “The desert is the … Continue reading

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…a prayer… (on loving God)

On this Monday of Holy Week, here’s a poignant prayer from Saint Francis Xavier: O God, I love Thee, I love Thee – Not out of hope of heaven for me Not fearing not to love and  be In the … Continue reading

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