Tag: Death on a Friday Afternoon

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

Death on a Friday Afternoon, 1: Coming to our Senses

For Lent, we are reading Death on a Friday Afternoon by Richard John Neuhaus. In Chapter 1, Coming to our Senses, Neuhaus reflects on the first word from the cross: “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.” The reflection is vast and deep as it sweeps across

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