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Friday, January 19th, 2018

 

A Tradition Lost... But Now Renewd

Chalking Our Home at Epiphany?

Posted on January 6, 2018 by John Armstrong I confess that until recently I had never heard of the ancient Christian custom of chalking the door. (Some say it began in Bavaria.) This custom is an Epiphanytide tradition that is either celebrated on the eve of Epiphany, or on the Sunday of Epiphany (today). The purpose is to bless one’s home. The tradition is still practiced by many Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians and Catholics, as well as other similar traditions. The practice is to chalk one’s door with a pattern such as 20 τ C τ M τRead More


Sea of crosses in Englewood lot headed to D.C. for march of Crosses

The families of some of the 2,000 homicide victims retired carpenter Greg Zanis has honored the past two decades will meet him in Washington Jan. 20. Source: Sea of crosses in Englewood lot headed to D.C. for march of Crosses