Praying Stations of the Cross, a Primer for Protestants

As a protestant, I had heard of the Stations of the Cross but didn't know anything about it until I decided to investigate it this year. The Stations of the Cross or the Way of the Cross, also known as the Way of Sorrows or the Via Crucis, refers to a series of images depicting Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion and… Continue reading Praying Stations of the Cross, a Primer for Protestants

It Is Well With My Soul

Sung in English, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian Rooted in Christ is a Christian music group from the Northwest with Ukrainian roots. However, they profess their true roots in Christ. The group recorded “It Is Well With My Soul” in English, Ukrainian, Russian, and Spanish a year ago. This rendition of a traditional hymn seems especially appropriate with… Continue reading It Is Well With My Soul

An Easter Prayer

Draw us forth, God of all creation. Draw us forward and away from limited certainty into the immense world of Your love. Give us the capacity to, even for a moment, taste the richness of the feast You give us. Give us the peace to live with uncertainty, with questions, with doubts. Help us to… Continue reading An Easter Prayer

He is Risen

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The Tomb is Empty

The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci [1452-1519] The Last Supper, painted between 1494 and the beginning of 1498, is considered perhaps the most important mural painting in the world, “a beautiful and marvelous thing”, as Giorgio Vasari wrote in his Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors and Architects, in which he speaks of Leonardo and describes the Last Supper.  Painter,… Continue reading The Last Supper