Unsettling, isn’t it, to recall how “pandemic” took “pan de vida” away from most of us last year…
Posts Tagged With: Holy Thursday
And so it begins, this most unusual of Triduum celebrations.
What I notice mostly is this: All of my “Holy Week” rhythms are “off” – completely out of whack.
I got my hopes up when our pilgrimage leader said we’d have the Garden of Gethsemane pretty much to ourselves.
Little Francis had a lesson for his Gramps yesterday, on the cusp of Triduum.
If you’re debating whether to head to church this evening, I have just two words for you: ‘Please go.’
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.
Just a few more hours are left in Lent, as I write these words. (Although if you want to get a really intriguing and confusing conversation going, just ask any semi-knowledgeable Catholic when Lent ‘begins’ and ‘ends’.
I guarantee: You won’t get much of a satisfying answer, since the ‘40 days’ of Lent are stretched out over 46 actual calendar days between Ash Wednesday and Easter.)