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Holy Week and more

During HOLY WEEK (which begins on Sunday, March 25), the Church and its faithful reflect intently on the last week of Jesus’ earthly life – the days of His most intense suffering, culminating in His crucifixion and death. The first Service of Holy Week is the dual-themed Palm Sunday / Sunday of the Passion. On… Read more

What’s so special about Sunday?

(The following is from Rev. Bart Day, Executive Director, LCMS Office of National Mission, in a 04/21/15 email to LCMS congregations.) Sunday is not a Christian Sabbath nor is it an attempt to historicize the past. Rather, Sunday is the day symbolic of the continued presence of the risen Christ who remains active in our… Read more