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Easter Weekend

"I couldn’t have had two more different experiences. St. Joseph is an old, gothic cathedral. Crossroads is a modern megachurch. The Tenebrae service is very traditional and somber while Crossroads provided a multi-media Easter production. This seems somewhat appropriate since Good Friday marks Jesus’ death, and Easter his resurrection..."

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Ash Wednesday Bonus Post!

"The ashes are made from the burned palms from the previous palm Sunday (Sunday before Easter) mixed with oil to make a paste and applied to the forehead in a cross formation. Ashes represent repentance, rooted biblically in Daniel chapter 9 which links fasting with ashes as well as Genesis 3:19, 'for dust you are and to dust you shall return.'"

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Christ Anglican Church

"...It was interesting that this was the first service I went to. Although I didn’t vibe with the church itself, the sermon had a part about seeking God. The reverend said 'we must nurture our faith. People don’t like faith because they haven’t looked for Him'..."

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