Author: Duane Arnold

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Although the exact origins of Memorial Day are disputed, the first observance of Memorial Day is thought to have taken place in April 1865, when a group of former slaves gathered at...

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Christ is Risen!

Christ is Risen!   In the Orthodox tradition, a Homily of St. John Chrysostom is read aloud at the first service of Easter.  It is sometimes an interactive reading with the congregation participating.  During...

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Maundy Thursday: Duane W.H. Arnold, PhD

Maundy Thursday The meal was done. The observance of Passover was complete.  The week had started with triumph. As Jesus had come into the city, people had greeted him, laying palms in his path. ...