Easter, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Witness the Resurrection

So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. Suddenly Jesus met them. “Greetings,” he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him. Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.” Matthew 28:10… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Witness the Resurrection

#Confirmation, Sacraments, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Journey Through the Sacraments

The other day I was having a conversation once again with a friend of mine who is the parent of a teen who was now experiencing  a conflict about her daughter's unwillingness to attend church. Her daughter argued that she, "does not need to go to church or receive the sacraments to experience God in her… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Journey Through the Sacraments

Holy Week, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Holy Week

The sights, sounds and scents of Holy Week that so permeate our remembrance of Easter are indeed rooted in centuries of tradition. One look around and one immediately sees layers of history and meaning in every ritual movement, prayers embedded within the hearts of a people of faith.  From the swish of the robes, to… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Holy Week

#Lent, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Shadows and Darkness

This Lent, our Catholic collaborative parishes will once again host a Tenebrae service of worship. Latin for darkness or shadows, Tenebrae invites us to prayerfully reflect on Christ’s pain and suffering the day of His crucifixion through both music and readings. One of the most conspicuous features of the Tenebrae service is the gradual extinguishing… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Shadows and Darkness