Tag: Crucifixion

Reflections on Death on a Friday Afternoon, Chapter 3: A Strange Glory

Below are two reflections from Richard John Neuhaus’s book, Death on a Friday Afternoon: Meditations on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross, Chapter 3: A Strange Glory. To read my reflections from Chapters 1 and 2, please click here. … “But at Cana, Mary is also learning, as

The subverted art of Oregon Catholic Press, Holy Week edition

You may recognize this little artistic abomination. But have you seen Holy Week? To put it gently, I find this cover art repugnant. There are several reasons. 1. Art that depicts our Lord ought to have a certain sanctity about it. Artistically, this is more like an animated cartoon on

Reflections on Death on a Friday Afternoon, Chapter 2: Judge Not

Below are two reflections from Richard John Neuhaus’s book, Death on a Friday Afternoon: Meditations on the Last Words of Jesus from the Cross, Chapter 2: Judge Not. To read my reflections from Chapter 1, please click here. An Approach to Faith As a 8th grader, attending daily mass, I

TRIDUUM (THREE): HE DRAWS ALL MEN TO HIMSELF

The girl felt far away, as though she could not reach him. She could not look. The girl did not dare look. If she looked she would see her beloved hung on the cross. She heard descriptions descriptions, but she could not picture it. This was pain incarnate. The king

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