Posts tagged with ‘Holy Week’

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The Scandal of Holy Week

by Drew Downs
The Scandal of Holy Week

I grew up with Holy Week. As a life-long Episcopalian, Holy Week was a natural part of my upbringing. Just as all the seasons of the church were. But really Holy Week wasn’t a week. It was a couple of days. For me, Holy Week meant just Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. After a season […]

Holy Week Meditations

by Drew Downs

It is my sincere hope that you have been keeping a holy Lent as we wind down to the end of our journey, to Jerusalem, to confront the authorities, to the Passion and the Resurrection. It is an amazing time for us, if we take a break from the hubbub and personal concerns, giving our […]

Holy Week, Easter, and a Brand New First

by Drew Downs

As we prepare ourselves for Holy Week, this culmination of our Lenten journey, check out the latest edition of First, the seasonal publication of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church! Inside you’ll find: Answers to serious questions! Reflections on Holy Week in worldly contexts! Poetry by Malcolm Guite and C.W. Christian! and an Easter reflection by the Presiding […]