Daily Archives: 16 April 2022

Of Easter Baptism, To Share in The Suffering of Christ

Cyril of Jerusalem, 4th century Easter wisdom: You were led down to the font of holy baptism just as Christ was taken down from the cross and placed in the tomb which is before your eyes. Each of you was … Continue reading

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The Harrowing

From an ancient Holy Saturday homily, on the tradition of the harrowing of hell, Jesus speaking to Adam: I slept on the cross and a sword pierced my side for you who slept in paradise and brought forth Eve from … Continue reading

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If You Are …

Do we see ourselves in the Scriptures of Holy Week? Or are these Gospel narratives spectator events? I noticed this litany of identifications from the saint our Orthodox sisters and brothers call Gregory the Theologian: If you are a Simon … Continue reading

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