Tag Archives: Maundy Thursday

Celebrating pagan holidays

Listen to anyone criticize Christianity and eventually they may mention the notion that Christian holidays are based on pagan holidays. Which would make sense if ancient Christians celebrated modern holidays like Christmas and Easter. But they didn’t. The book of … Continue reading

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The temptations of Facebook

I’ve given up Facebook for Lent. Lent is a time of fasting, introspection and soul-searching, with brief respites on Sundays. The season of Lent actually ends with Maundy Thursday, but I traditionally break my Lenten fast with communion on Easter … Continue reading

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