My exploration continued into Seaport Village.
Holy Cross: Living into Its Meaning
As Christians, we may venerate the Holy Cross by kneeling before it and saying prayers. However, the best way to demonstrate our veneration of the cross is to emulate Jesus who died on it.
The Violence of the Cross and Children
In my experience, many pastors and ministry leaders approach the death of Jesus much too casually with children.
Joseph of Arimathea: A Man of Courage and Legend
August 1st is the day the church remembers Joseph of Arimathea. He is mentioned in all four gospels, but they only tell of one deed.
As We Gathered Apart
I was fairly certain Jesus would be present among our family of five on Easter morning.
Celebrating Holy Cross Day with Little Ones
As we reach the middle of September, we also reach Holy Cross Day. Holy Cross Day is a major feast day in the Episcopal Church […]
Celebrate Holy Cross Day, an ancient feast
Imagine an annual spring tradition in which you plant basil seeds in an herb garden while retelling the story of Helena digging up her own basil and finding Jesus’ cross.
On Palm Sunday: Hey Jesus, won’t you fight for me?
Palm crosses are an outward and visible sign of the triumph of sacrifice and love.
Celebrating Holy Cross Day
To share the comfort and healing that Christ offers, I must be willing to go into the destroyed and damaged places in my community, my home, my church and face the ruin honestly.
Preparing for Holy Cross Day
Talking to children about Jesus and the cross can be challenging.