April 7, 2019

Passion Sunday

Yesterday I tried to explain to the children why we cover the crosses on Passion Sunday. I struggled a bit, but I find the [...]
March 31, 2019

4th Sunday of Lent: Rejoice!

Today I didn't want any of the usual calendar pictures. I felt the need for a break. That's what Sundays during Lent are supposed to be, after all: Interruptions, [...]
March 24, 2019

3rd Sunday of Lent

Never give up! You don't know if you're not on the verge of a breakthrough... The saying sounds good, but does it also apply to turning back [...]
March 17, 2019

2nd Sunday of Lent: Rays

"That was nice!" The little boy beams at me. One by one they come marching through the church, most of them proud and happy, some of them [...]
March 10, 2019

1st Fasting... Sunday!

"Yes, how? Coffee? Aren't you fasting?" - "Yes, but today is Sunday. And feast days are not fast days." In my family, a bunch of feasts fall in the [...]
March 20, 2016

Palm Sunday

Jesus rides up to Jerusalem on a donkey, the crowd greets him jubilantly with palm branches in their hands. Is he the Messiah, the Savior, the new [...]
March 13, 2016

Passion Sunday

Today is the fifth Sunday of Lent, also Passion Sunday. From today, traditionally, the crosses in the churches are covered - until Good Friday. I like the fact that we have a [...]