Monthly Archives: March 2018

Mar 29

Capirotada de vigilia features symbolic ingredients of Christ’s Passion

By From the Heart | Carol Jessen-Klixbull |Taste of the Diocese

“The smell of capirotada bubbling in the oven was the smell of home,” Mayuli Bales, diocesan director of multicultural ministries, fondly reminisced about the traditional Mexican bread pudding served during Lent. “My grandmother used to make it for the Lenten period and served it on Good Friday. My mother would bake it ahead of time […]

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Mar 06

Carrying the cross with Jesus

By From the Heart | Community Contributors

As we make our way through Lent, various themes are brought to our attention.  These include: repentance, healing, forgiveness, obedience and listening to God. As we approach Holy Week, however, the theme of the cross becomes ever more on our minds.  We recall that Jesus is headed for Jerusalem where He will suffer and die before rising again.  We are reminded, […]

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