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The Most Important (and Ignored) Day of the Year

Our lives are spent in anticipation of resurrection, both in the present life and in the one that is to come.  In a way, our entire lives are a kind of a theological purgatory, as we await our own resurrection in Christ.  We are stuck in Holy Saturday until we can find our way to the other side.

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Something Strange, Something Familiar

Something strange is happening in this passage from the Gospel of Luke. We witness a brief flurry of activity before the silence and stillness of the sabbath descend in the aftermath of trauma. Perhaps we can learn something about coping with suffering from this faithful observance of the day of rest.

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Speaking to the Soul: Waiting

Holy Saturday is a day of waiting. It’s a day to spend some time contemplating and praying and most of all watching with those who are suffering, whether physically, mentally, spiritually, or emotionally.

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