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Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday is the day of waiting, of mourning, of quiet grief. Since we sit at the tomb of our Lord with Mary Magdalene, our family does no preparation or feasting or activity outside of simple meals and family time like board games. Mary Magdalene is my patroness, so I often pray her chaplet with Read more

Good Friday

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Besides attending our parish’s solemn liturgy, we pray as a family the stations of the cross throughout the day as well as filling the house with chants from various Rites. A new favorite CD, Good Friday in Jerusalem by Cappella Romana (Thanks Jennifer!), will be a great addition to our quiet day. We start the day Read more

Maundy Thursday

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Holy Thursday, often called Maundy Thursday or Clean Thursday, is the day of the new commandment. Jesus instituted the Sacraments of Eucharist and Holy Orders; even though Jesus was celebrating Passover, we as Catholics are not to be participating in Seder Meals. For our family, we attempt to have the eggs dyed by now, since some Read more