Tuesday, March 30, 2010

History of Holy Week Liturgy

Peek into an Earlier Time


Have you ever wondered how the elaborate and very moving liturgies of Holy Week developed? The National Catholic Reporter publishes Father Richard  McBrien's  fine theological essays and opinion pieces. Here is the link to his latest in which he describes what scholars can tell us about early celebrations of these holy days and how liturgical practices haved developed overtime. http://ncronline.org/blogs/essays-theology/holy-week%E2%80%99s-liturgical-evolution

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