Tag Archives: Maundy Thursday

Holy Communion in Psalm 78

This was my homily last night for Maundy Thursday. As you may know, there is a lot of poetry in the Bible.  Over the past century, poetry has taken quite a dive in public opinion; what was once considered a … Continue reading

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The Triduum

“Triduum” is Latin for “three days,” and it refers to the final sequence of days this week: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.  Together they tell, remember, and reenact the final days of Jesus’ pre-resurrection life. Thursday was the … Continue reading

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Thursday before Easter, commonly called Maundy Thursday

(17 April 2014, 2 April 2015) The Collects: LORD Jesus Christ, who in this wonderful Sacrament has given us a memorial of your passion: Grant us so to reverence the sacred mysteries of your Body and Blood, that we may … Continue reading

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Christ our Passover

Fr. Brian, over at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Danvers, preached a phenomenal sermon last night at the Maundy Thursday service, such that I can’t help but summarize it here.  The outline was so simple and the flow of … Continue reading

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Liturgical Space: Holy Week

Since before Lent began, I’ve had this “stripping of the altar” idea for Holy Week’s setup.  I made this change after morning prayer on Palm Sunday (yesterday), since that morning is when we read the passion narrative in church together … Continue reading

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Jesus shares the laments of the Prophets

Today’s OT reading in the Daily Office was Jeremiah 20:7-12, which was a prophetic lament by Jeremiah after being beaten up by Pashhur, a corrupt priest in the Temple.  Although it’s part of the writings of a prophet, passages like … Continue reading

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