Category: Holy Week

The Second Day

It is not the day of farewell when the despair sets in. Surrounded by family and friends the grief of death and burial enmeshed with the comfort of companionship sustains and carries and finally surrenders to the sleep that is

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Swaddle

Lay your child down Mary, bound by cloth and linen strips and laid in a box. A tiny bundle of flesh and bones descended in blood and filth and screaming for all the world to hear the sounds of new

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Maundy Thursday – Evening Prayer

Opening Hymn Psalm 39 The Lord said to Moses, ‘I will bring one more plague upon Pharaoh and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go from here; indeed, when he lets you go, he will drive you away.Tell the people that

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Morning Prayer – Maundy Thursday

This constitutes a suitable hymn. Here’s the Psalm The Lord said to Moses: Tell your brother Aaron not to come just at any time into the sanctuary inside the curtain before the mercy-seat that is upon the ark, or he will die; for

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Wednesday in Holy Week

Here’s a Canticle from this morning. and a hymn from this evening with parts of the New Testament reading.

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Holy Week – Tuesday

Still rocking it with the Daily Offices. This goes with this morning. And I think this would work as a suitable Canticle

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