Wishing you a Holy Good Friday & Happy Easter!

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Good Friday Greeting

Many have wondered why Good Friday, which marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is termed “good”? What’s good about a day when the Son of God was flogged to death. In a lighter vein, American cartoonist Johnny Hart explains it through his award-winning comic strip B.C. Thor: I hate the term ‘Good Friday.’ Curls: Why? Thor: My Lord was hanged on a tree that day. Curls: If you were going to be hanged on a tree on that day, and…

St. Patrick’s Day: It’s Time To Go Green, Go Irish!

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St. Patrick's Day wishes

Shamrocks, leprechauns, Irish jigs, bagpipes, green beer, and pots of gold at the end of a rainbow… Yes, it’s St. Patrick’s Day today! And it’s time to become Irish for a day. What better way to explore the culture of foreign lands than by joining in their festive celebrations! The day honors Patron Saint of Ireland Saint Patrick who is credited with bringing Christianity to this island nation. For those who don’t know, Ireland is also known as the “Emerald…

Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter. Here’s a look at Holy Week!

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Image Credit: Presentation by Nubia Group The Holy Week has begun! And so have a multitude of events around the world. Prayers, church mass, silent processions, vigil and liturgies, Easter party, and kids’ favorite Easter egg and Easter bone hunts.  Did you miss watching the Palm Sunday service on April 13 at St. Peter’s Square? Creating a history of sorts, Pope Francis stunned 100,000 Vatican crowd by abandoning his prepared homily and speaking off-the-cuff to the crowds. Later, he climbed…