Tag Archives: Lent

The Fifteenth Station: Jesus Rises from the Dead

Jesus is risen from the dead. The veil has been torn, the work being done in the past three days is done. Bathe in the light. Sit in the wonder. Wait to encounter the risen Lord. Allow Him to transform … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday

  Today our waiting comes to an end. Christ will rise, and all the events of the last few days will be revealed for what they truly mean. See my reflections here and here for more on the events of … Continue reading

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Good Friday

  Today, we remember the day Jesus died. We walk through the Stations of the Cross and hear the story of this dark day. We will remember, “The people who walk in darkness will see a great light.” Isaiah 9:2 … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

We come to the table and eat, remembering this night of Passover, and the Lamb who was slain for us. We walk to the garden and pray to be ready. The Triduum begins. See my reflection here for more on the … Continue reading

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Available for immediate pickup!

  If you’re in central or north Austin, drop by Catholic Arts and Gifts – 6113 Burnet Rd. –  and grab your copy of Walking Through Holy Week. If you’re not, you can still place your order now at Ziegler’s or … Continue reading

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Why Wait on the Mail?

If you’re near downtown Austin, stop by BookPeople and grab your copy of Walking Through Holy Week. If not, place your order now at Ziegler’s or Amazon.     Holy Thursday is just two days away. Read each chapter the day it … Continue reading

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Share your light

Part Seven of an eight-part series of reflections on Lent, Holy Week, and Easter   Holy Saturday is my favorite Mass of the year. The readings are incredibly meaningful, the symbolism throughout is beautiful, and I love any Mass that … Continue reading

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The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Laid in the Tomb

John 19:39-42 Nicodemus, the one who had first come to him at night, also came bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes weighing about one hundred pounds. They took the body of Jesus and bound it with burial cloths along … Continue reading

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The Thirteenth Station: Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross

John 19: 32-34, 38 So the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first and then of the other one who was crucified with Jesus. But when they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they … Continue reading

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The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross

Luke 23: 44-46 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Jesus cried out … Continue reading

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