St. Basil shows us why life in community is of greater advantage than life in solitary retirement.
In what way is this night, to use the words of God to Moses and the people of Israel, a "memorial" (Ex. 12:14)?
Our highly choreographed liturgies, our rituals of human achievement, may be tinged with failure.
Most of our rites for footwashing reinforce clericalism, rather than the mutual submission and service commanded by Jesus.
On Monday, July 21, the Word of the Lord came to me. Sort of. But I only recognized him when he had already gone.