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Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday Chrism Mass Readings: Isaiah 61:1-3A, 6A, 8B-9 Psalms89:21-22, 25, 27 Revelations 1:5-8 Luke 4:16-21 Evening Mass Readings: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14 Psalms 116:12-13, 15-16BC, 17-18 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-15

The invitation

We collapsed into chairs at the kitchen table with tall glasses of ice water. Unwinding after a long, brisk walk around the park, we chatted casually, two college roommates catching up on life. Soon our light discussion turned more serious.…