How I almost missed Good Friday

By James Philipps| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
Philips describes how Easter season often brings feelings of conviction and discomfort over his self-centeredness.



What's so good about Good Friday?

By Heidi Schlumpf| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons

It's almost as if Mel Gibson's The Passion has come to life. In Chicago's largely Hispanic Pilsen neighborhood, some 7,000 people gather at Providence of God Parish for the beginning of the Via Crucis or "Way of the Cross" every Good Friday. This is no symbolic walk through the park, however; "Pontius Pilate" is dressed in Roman garb, as are the soldiers who accompany "Jesus" the 12 blocks to Harrison Park, where he will be literally tied to a cross.


What's so good about Good Friday?

By Heidi Schlumpf| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons

It's almost as if Mel Gibson's The Passion has come to life. In Chicago's largely Hispanic Pilsen neighborhood, some 7,000 people gather at Providence of God Parish for the beginning of the Via Crucis or "Way of the Cross" every Good Friday. This is no symbolic walk through the park, however; "Pontius Pilate" is dressed in Roman garb, as are the soldiers who accompany "Jesus" the 12 blocks to Harrison Park, where he will be literally tied to a cross.


Kite rite

By Elizabeth Wells| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
Looking for a good metaphor for the spiritual journey this Lent and Easter? Go fly a kite!

Kite rite

By Elizabeth Wells| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
Looking for a good metaphor for the spiritual journey this Lent and Easter? Go fly a kite!

Are we there yet?

By Bryan Cones| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
Even Jesus had to spend some time--Holy Saturday to be exact--waiting to see if things were going to work out. In this column from the archives, Bryan Cones explores the importance of the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

What will you be doing April 15?


Are we there yet?

By Bryan Cones| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
Even Jesus had to spend some time--Holy Saturday to be exact--waiting to see if things were going to work out. In this column from the archives, Bryan Cones explores the importance of the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

What will you be doing April 15?


Three of a kind

By Mary Ann Perga| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
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The selfless gift of the Eucharist, the selfless death of Jesus, and the Resurrection are all one great act of love from God.

Three of a kind

By Mary Ann Perga| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
The selfless gift of the Eucharist, the selfless death of Jesus, and the Resurrection are all one great act of love from God.

Lost and found

By Catherine O'Connell-Cahill| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Saints, Feasts, and Seasons
Death and life often travel hand in hand on the Christian journey.

Brother's son and his wife just had their first baby, a little boy. His name is Colin David, David being my brother, who died of cancer when his son was only 3 years old.


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