Lent is coming a bit late this year. Many years, Lent begins in February. This year, the season of Epiphany is just about as long as it can be. For the seven weeks of this season, we seek to follow the light of Christ into the world. In worship, we will spend extra time reading the prophecies of Jeremiah and Isaiah, words of wisdom that ground us…
A few years ago, the Pope, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church, and the Archbishop of Canterbury began talks to standardize the date of Easter. This latest movement towards the possible standardization is being closely watched by pastors as well as the people of New Orleans. After all, who wants an early, cold Mardi Gras parade?