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Tag Archives: George Herbert
Through Lent With George Herbert Holy Saturday – Easter Eve This is the last poem for this series of posts. This day, Holy Saturday, is the last day of Lent, the fortieth day from Ash Wednesday. Yesterday was Good Friday, … Continue reading
Through Lent With George Herbert Good Friday Herbert wrote a poem with the title Good Friday, as well as one on The Cross, but the short poem I have chosen for today, although rarely commented on by scholars, will do … Continue reading
Through Lent With George Herbert Maundy Thursday I have been a priest for almost thirty years now. When I was ordained there were a variety of models of how to be a priest, and there are more now. These models … Continue reading
As a priest I encourage each of my parishioners to think about their own death, and to make plans accordingly. This includes what kind of service they want, what they want done with their burial, the music to be sung … Continue reading
Through Lent With George Herbert Tuesday In Holy Week Today’s poem is one of George Herbert’s most popular, appearing in over thirty hymnals. In my not-so-humble opinion, it should be sung to the tune by J.D. Jones named Gwalchmai, which … Continue reading
Through Lent With George Herbert Monday In Holy Week Pilgrimages are all the rage these days. I know many people who have walked the Camino de Santiago; Emilio Estevez even made a movie about it, starring his father, Martin Sheen, … Continue reading