Tag: Easter


A new Easter Week Triduum


We work so hard at getting the agony right and then the ecstasy stands waiting in our exhaustion like a puppy with a new bone in a house full of hungover liturgists. Why do we spend so much time and energy on a week of suffering and then collapse into...

Friendship: Easter antidotes


Friends gathered around me recently and hosted me for dinner.  They made me a meal, poured me scotch - expensive scotch, even though they knew I could not taste it - and then, after dinner, they sat me down with evident excitement and read to me as the cool night...