The transfer of the Sunday of the Passion from the Fifth Sunday in Lent to the Sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday) represents a return to one of the earliest practices in the church. Palm Sunday was celebrated as part of the observation of the first day of Holy Week, or the Passion of Our Lord. First in Jerusalem, then in other parts of the church, the entire Passion story was read on this Sunday. The other three gospel narratives of the Passion were read during Holy Week, so that the "history of the Passion" was proclaimed at least four times during this pivotal week. The Gospel of St.
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.