My first memories of the Passion of Christ come not from church, but from listening to the rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar.
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Prisoners of Hope
It has been almost two weeks since the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. I don’t know about you, but that seems like a lifetime ago. So much has changed so quickly I’m not sure what to feel at any given point. I woke up a few mornings ago and realized that not knowing what toContinue reading “Prisoners of Hope”
One billboard outside Sandusky, Ohio
Each year my wife and I attend St. Bartholomew’s three-hour Good Friday service. Each year I wonder how on earth I will sit through three hours of music, extended periods of silent prayer, readings on the seven last words of Christ, and a homily on each. Each year the time disappears.
Sinking into Silence
Each year I try to spend a week in silent retreat. With my travel schedule, that can be a challenge. However, if I attach the retreat to other travel, so that I’m already away from the temptations of the office and the “to do” lists of home, I can sometimes swing it.