Good Friday, Easter Vigil, Easter

On Good Friday, especially, it can seem a dark lonely time. Today, of all days, I received a written message from a friend asking me to light a candle for someone she loved dearly. This is a first from my friend. Most of my friends, especially my long-time friends, know I always have a candle […]

Reflecting on Easter – its coming and going

No one was more surprised than me, except, perhaps, my brother, that I attended church three days in a row. Not just any three days, mind you. For the Roman Catholic Church, Easter preparation and the actual day is the core essence of the Church itself. Its raison d’être. There has been little time to […]

Good Friday

In years past on this day, there was a noticeable grief palpable in the air, whether at work or walking about the city. It is the same today. People seem more serious, caught up in their thoughts, turning within. This is the day when the Crucifixion is honored and commemorated. The Vigil of Saturday night […]