holy week

You’ll Want to Make This Traditional Mexican Dish for Good Friday

When my late father was alive, he used to make a delicious dessert called capirotada. I never realized the significance of it or its ties to the Lenten season until after he passed away. While this traditional Mexican dish is served throughout Lent, it’s most appropriate to eat it on Good Friday, especially since it’s …

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La Semana Santa – Holy Week in Spanish-Influenced Countries

Holy Week is arguably the most celebrated week of the year among Catholics. We celebrate Palm Sunday with the blessing of palms and processions into churches. On Maundy Thursday, we see reenactments of the Last Supper performed. On Good Friday, dramatizations of the Stations of the Cross and crucifixion of Christ are the norm. Read more: 10 …

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These Two Poems From G.K. Chesterton Will Help You Have a Great Holy Week

G.K. Chesterton was many things: an essayist, artist, a social commentator, husband, master of paradoxes, convert…donkey.  What? That’s right, a donkey.  A six-foot two-inch, two-hundred-fifty pound donkey. If Chesterton is known for anything, it’s paradoxes. Paradox, is at the heart of his worldview, his writing, and his life. He was a walking paradox. A paradox is …

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