Archive for March, 2013

The Lamb of the Everlasting Covenant

March 29, 2013

“Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed” (Luke 22:7). In a high impacted section of  the gospel, that recounts our Lord’s last supper, this sentence  seems ordinarily simple in passing. The words, however, “on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed” offer a greater introduction than a reference to a date on the Jewish liturgical calendar. (more…)

Cryroom Choirs

March 3, 2013

“And she gave birth to her first-born and wrapped him in swaddling clothes.” The much awaited Christ had to be swaddled, clothed and laid to bed. This was the culmination of thousands of years of prophecy and theology perfectly intermingled with earthly life. Mary was a perfect example for all parents: while participating in God’s fulfillment she was fully aware of her earthly duties as a mother. To participate in heavenly worship, yet be mindful of earthly parental duties, is an exercise of meditation on the spiritual life of our most blessed Mother. (more…)