Wednesday in Holy Week: Tenebrae sacredspaceatstthomas.wordpress.com The Wednesday of Holy Week at St. Thomas, we are holding a Tenebrae Service. This may be a new liturgy for some people.  Tenebrae, “The Service of Shadows”, offers us a time to be prayf…
Good Friday: Stations of the Cross sacredspaceatstthomas.wordpress.com Good Friday This is not a virtuous story. This is a story that writers would call the wild terror of love. It only becomes a story of love when we don’t look away. The sight is terrifying. Refuse t…
Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil sacredspaceatstthomas.wordpress.com A Written and Visual Reflection for Holy Saturday: Today, we cultivate sacred space as we keep vigil together in this Holy Week: First, a visual and poetic reflection this Holy Saturday by Jan Rich…
Palm Sunday: Beginning the Holy Week Journey sacredspaceatstthomas.wordpress.com Readings for Palm Sunday Palm Sunday This is the story of two trees… The man from Nazareth entered the town not on a horse of conquest, but the beast of the poor. Yet the people came running to see…
Monday in Holy Week: Visual Reflection "Journeying" by Mary Buchanan www.flickr.com Journeying: cotton, dye, pigment, starch resist, hand applique, machine quilted, 22"x 22 1/2, 2013.
Tuesday in Holy Week: Vastness and Smallness (Music and Image) sacredspaceatstthomas.wordpress.com The journey of Holy Week is one of vastness, and of smallness. How vast is the nature of God’s love for all of God’s people. How small are we in the great sea of time and space. How vas…
Maundy Thursday: Footwashing, Faith, and Justice sacredspaceatstthomas.wordpress.com Some of you may remember that it was last year, on Maundy Thursday, that Pope Francis made a deliberate choice in his own ritual of footwashing on Maundy Thursday.  Instead of esteemed or socially …

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