Tag: Holy Week

Blessed is the One Who Comes

This is the week of Jesus’ passion. And that story begins with Jesus entry into Jerusalem found in Luke 19:28-40. Palm Sunday, a day when we recall the “triumphal entry” of Jesus into Jerusalem at the beginning of Holy  Week. But what was behind the symbols: the colt, riding from the Mount of Olives, the […]

The Year of the Lord’s Favor

The Year of the Lord’s Favor When Pope Francis first proclaimed the Jubilee Year of Mercy from December 2015 to November 2016 it initially escaped my notice. Busy with work, caregiving, pastoring, and personal grief, the news stories announcing this special Jubilee Year did not make it into my news feed. But then I found […]

Observing Lent in Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center

Observing Lent in Lamoni Heartland USA Mission Center Lent is a time of spiritual preparation and spiritual formation that prepares us for the events of Holy Week in which we remember the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as recorded in the gospels. Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent. On this day, millions hear the […]