Category: Holy Week

Royal Banners

Daily Offices during Holy Week are awesome. The royal banners forward go, the cross shines forth in mystic glow; where he in flesh, our flesh who made, our sentence bore, our ransom paid. There whilst he hung, his sacred side

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Palms

Just a stroke, so tenderly embraced and then laid, strowed, under foot, under hoof, a carpet and canopy for an entering King. How easy to rip from the bough an instrument of worship. Just a stroke, so fiercely stretched and

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Baruch Haba B’Shem Adonai

Thought it would make a change from the usual Donkey songs…

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Cheesus Christ

In one of those bizarre moments of serendipity this morning I read Giles Fraser’s latest column for the Guardian’s Comment Macht Frei section right after I had just sorted out the Easter lily for my dead son to be part

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Hosannah?

Two sides to this morning’s celebrations! Ever walked to your death?

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Fling Wide the Gates

While I attended an awesome Maundy Thursday service at All Saints Ecclesall last night, a startling revelation. Psalm 24 is messianic in its entirety, and it’s place in Haggadah is prophetic. The recitation of parts of Psalm 24 occurs early

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