Category: liturgy

Cantuar on Holy Week

The Archbishop of Canterbury offers a superb meditation on Holy Week. This is from 2008, but the material is still fresh. Wave of the palm to Santos Woodcarving Popsicles.

Sermon for Palm Sunday

For what it’s worth, this is what I preached this morning. This is shorter than my usual sermons, but then again the Palm Sunday liturgy doesn’t require a lot of commentary.

Mary in a bag?

I really enjoy Canon Reid’s blog from St. Clement’s, Philadelphia. For me, it’s a perfect blend of learning, faith, devotion, and humor. In a recent installment, he explains the strange confluence of fixed and...

Presente!

On this date 30 years ago, Óscar Romero was gunned down. He became a modern martyr for the Gospel: the Gospel of justice, liberation, and truth. Let us all give thanks for his witness...

Eco-Palms

Palm Sunday is really, really bad for our planet. Most palms come from unsustainable sources. That means your church celebration is contributing to deforestation. But there’s an alternative. You can use Eco-Palms. As the...

BREAKING: News about asses

We were thinking about Holy Week here at Christ Church. We wondered what it would be like to have a more realistic Palm Sunday procession. Naturally, we visited the following website. http://www.rentadonkey.com/ That settles...