Monthly Archives: April 2020

Pascha III

The Third Sunday of Easter 2020 – Cycle A Acts 2:14:22-33; Psalm 16; Peter I 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 So, what are you discussing and debating about these days? Why are you downcast?  What’s going on? Talk about relevant questions coming … Continue reading

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Pascha II

The Second Sunday of Easter 2020 – Cycle A Acts 2:452-47; Psalm 118; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 It is two days since Jesus was crucified and buried. The disciples are in a house with the doors locked.  They are … Continue reading

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The Sarced Triduum – Pascha I

Triduum Sacrum Pascha I: Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Matthew 28:1-10 Are you scared during this pandemic?  I expect we all are to some degree. Afraid of catching the … Continue reading

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The Sacred Triduum – Good Friday

Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12; Psalm 31; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1 – 19:42   Coronavirus. Did you know that “corona” is the Latin word for “crown”?  Like the crown of thorns woven … Continue reading

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The Sacred Triduum – Holy Thursday

Triduum Sacrum: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Exodus 12:1-8; 11-14; Psalm 116; I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15 How utterly strange this year that on the night, this night, in which Jesus took bread and wine and handed over to … Continue reading

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Lent VI Palm Sunday

Lent VI: Palm Sunday in the Lord’s Passion 2020 – Cycle A Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 אלוהי, אלוהי, מדוע עזבת אותי There are no enthusiastic crowds following along today. …no shouts of “Hosanna to … Continue reading

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