Tag: Eucharist

Holy Thursday: A marriage proposal. How will you respond?

Holy Thursday is when Jesus instituted the Eucharist, but did you know that he was secretly asking the Apostles to marry him? This sounds crazy, but I promise I didn’t make it up. The first time I heard about this was from Mike Donehy, the lead singer of Tenth Avenue North, in this video.

The Wedding Feast: It's a party you don't want to miss!

The Wedding Feast of the Lamb

“The Adoration of the Lamb” by Jan van Eyck, 1432

The Father prepares a wedding feast with food and drink that satisfies our deepest hunger.  The Father begs us to come to the feast.  He prepares the choicest food and has saves the best wine for last.  The food at this banquet will never run out and we will never hunger or thirst again.  He implores us “come to the feast.”

Bungee Jumping FTW!

I am a fan of the abbreviation FTW, (For The Win) especially in conjunction with Holy Spirit, FTW.  However, my dear friend (God bless her), is a little, well, dense sometimes.  One day she poked her head out from under her rock (which is bigger than mine, but most certainly more Holy!)  and asked what…

Guest Post! "Seagulls are gross. Nobody likes seagulls."

After begging my friends for months to write guest posts, someone has agreed to be the first victim.  Enjoy! ****** “Reflections on the world’s most famous seagull” +JMJ+ Everyone probably knows by now that a seagull alighted on the “white smoke” chimney of the Sistine Chapel during the papal conclave, supposedly almost around the time…

Saying "I do" to Christ – Will You?

A few posts ago I touched upon the spousal love between God and His Church.  Over and over, marriage imagery is used in the Bible to describe the covenant between God and His people.  I didn’t understand why this was until I watched this video: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOaWb7AIVVc&feature=player_embedded] And here is the song he is referring to:…