I had the interesting experience of reading about our Holy Thursday service (Matins with the 12 Passion Gospels) from the point of view of a visitor. One of our catechumens brought a few friends to services during Holy Week and Pascha. Here's an excerpt: Lent had already begun when I started learning about it; therefore, … Continue reading Another Point of View
I finally finished this blanket today for a baby born to a member of our church recently. The colors are so cool and summery, especially out on the porch this afternoon! Ravelry project page
Lent and then Holy Week and Pascha were so busy that I feel rather at loose ends! We had Liturgy on Bright Monday and then Tuesday we had a general all-day house cleaning (the house gets pretty bad when we spend most of our time at church). Yesterday we got back to homeschooling (to everyone's … Continue reading Bright Week
Yesterday we started with Liturgy (for which I did not take pictures). Christ is Risen!! We then went out to the cemetery to sing Christ is risen to the boys and leave flowers. Andrew Innocent Later in the afternoon the girls tried to teach Miss Moppet to sit up. They ringed her with pillows to … Continue reading Bright Monday
Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!
Christ is Risen!! Indeed He is Risen!! (On the left is a cup/candle holder going up in flames. I had no idea I captured this)
His first time reading! I never can get a photo of the changing of the colors from purple to white, because I'm one of the ones doing the changing! Oh well... I did manage to get all the preparations done during the time between services. And, had time to lie down too!
Vespers of Holy Friday Matins with Lamentations
Almost there. Many tasks were done yesterday in an effort to free up today and tomorrow. I'm trying to keep in mind what's important and not let the little stuff get to me. On the other hand, remembering to wash diapers is not "little stuff". 🙂 The eggs we've done so far are varnished. They'll … Continue reading Great and Holy Friday