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Father’s Day Date

Don’t Forget Father’s Day The date and meaning of Father’s Day. With thoughts, prayers and readings for and about Dad.


Father’s Day Prayer

Prayers, thoughts and readings for Father’s Day


A Theology Fit for a Picnic

In the calendar of the Christian year, there is often a strange confluence of Trinity Sunday with Memorial Day weekend.  That’s true  this year when the secular holiday officially opening summer coincides with the liturgical holiday focusing on one of the more obscure doctrines of the Christian faith.  What is a preacher to do?  While […]


What is Eid ul-Fitr

Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Fitr, Id-ul-Fitr, or Id al-Fitr (Arabic: ‎عيد الفطر ‘Īdu l-Fiṭr), sometimes shortened to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity,” while Fiṭr means “breaking the fast”. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or […]


The Motherhood of God

Since we Christians, along with  our Jewish and Muslim cousins have devoted 2000 years or more to God the Father,  and our religions appear to be caught up in such a mess of trouble, both here in  the US with the sex abuse scandals and in the Middle East, perhaps its time for a  change of heart. I’m beginning […]


Is Mother’s Day a Christian Holiday?

Many people see Mother’s Day as a secular holiday, designed by the greeting card industry, promoted by restaurants, beloved by florists. Some clergy agree, objecting to the commercialism of the holiday. Does Mother’s Day have religious meaning? If so what is it? Just consider the witness of its founder, Anna Jarvis. Read more ….


Mother’s Day Prayer

Check out our lastest list of readings and prayers for Mother’s Day.  Mother’s Day Prayer.


The Date and Meaning of Mother’s Day 2018

The date of Mother’s Day in 2018 is May 13.  But you might also  be interested in learning more about the meaning and history of the holiday.  Read more …


All about Easter

The Easter Index Prayers, Sermons, Art, Inspiration … all you need to know about Christianity’s greatest holiday


Easter’s Pagan Roots

Is Easter a Pagan Holiday? And, if so, does it matter?