Tag: Holy Week

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    During the days just before Easter, Christians reflect on the fundamental events that shape their hopes as Christians. “The story of the passion, death, and resurrection, especially the resurrection,” says Father James Martin, SJ, “is at the center of a Christian’s faith.” More

    April 17, 2014 | Comments

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    Read an interview with the Rev. Fleming Rutledge, preacher and author of THE UNDOING OF DEATH (Eerdmans), a collection of sermons for Holy Week and Easter, conducted by RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY Editor, Missy Daniel. More

    April 19, 2013 | Comments

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    “Pilgrimage becomes a metaphor for life,” says Rev. Kenneth Semon. “We’re following our Lord, who goes before us.” More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    “Christianity is a corporate religion. It’s not something you do by yourself. The act of getting down and doing something only the lowest of slaves would do really defined what it means to love one another as he loved us.” More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    View a photo gallery of a pilgrimage organized by Episcopalians to mark the start of Holy Week in Washington. They walked “to challenge the violence in our world” and to support gun legislation reform. More

    March 26, 2013 | Comments

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    The Garden Tomb and Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem “tell the same story” about the crucifixion and burial of Jesus, says Garden Tomb deputy director Steve Bridge, “but on a different site.” More

    March 30, 2012 | Comments

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    Read an excerpt from IN THE COMPANY OF CHRIST: A PILGRIMAGE THROUGH HOLY WEEK by Benedicta Ward. More

    March 30, 2012 | Comments

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    Because of differing church calendars, Western and Eastern Christians usually celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on different dates. Over the centuries, distinct Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Holy Week practices have developed. However, both Orthodox and Western Christians say celebration of the Resurrection is the most important event on the church calendar. More

    April 2, 2010 | Comments

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    April 3, 2009 | Comments

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    Western Christians are celebrating Holy Week and Easter this week, their most sacred time of the year. In the many special services and observances that take place during Holy Week, music plays a crucial role in setting the mood of the worship and in helping to convey the Easter message. More

    March 21, 2008 | Comments

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