Impatiently Waiting in the Garden

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in blog

We, the Church, sit captivated, breathless after Passion Sunday.  After 40 days of Lent… reflecting, sacrificing, repenting, we face the ultimate climax of the liturgical year, the Triduum.  And yet as we sit during these early days of Holy Week, we are asked to be patient—to stay alert, to stay awake, to watch.  We heard on Sunday what Jesus said to his apostles, his closest friends, “Sit here while I pray.”  We know what happens next—zzzzzzzz.  We, like the...

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