Boy, did I blow my chances to display a little thoughtfulness today.
Posts Tagged With: Eucharist
Working meat off the bones of a rotisserie chicken became something of a sacramental experience for me the other day.
What’s worth holding onto?
For example: An article I read recently about liturgical practice suggested – strongly – that holding onto another person’s hand during Mass is one area where I might consider loosening my grip.
There’s something notably touching about the story of Simeon, whom we are told was among the first in society to welcome the baby Jesus into the world.
It’s well past the mid-point of November, but there were flowers in full bloom at All Souls Church today.
I was about 20 minutes into the 25-year warranty on my brand-spanking-new half-moon edging spade…when the first crack appeared in the upper reaches of the blade.
‘Uh-oh,’ I thought. ‘This is not good.’
There’s just one Mass celebrated at our parish today, and that’s a rarity: Even on weekdays, we’ve long been blessed to have our choice of times for the faithful to gather at the Lord’s table — 6:30 or 8:30 AM.
Austria is the place to go, I’m told, if you want to see some of Christendom’s greatest treasures—treasures like a splinter from the cross upon which Jesus hung; one of the nails that pierced his flesh; and a thorn from the crown that mocked his reign.