Commemoration & Hope in April

The first two weeks of April are filled with significant commemorations, and I’m not even talking about Easter and Passover. April 4th of this year was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 9th was the commemoration of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and his execution by hanging at the Flossenburg concentration camp…… Continue reading Commemoration & Hope in April

Bonhoeffer, Palm Sunday and Our Walk to the Cross

This Sunday, we have a meaningful and poignant confluence of Christian commemorations:  it is, of course, Palm Sunday, but it also is the feast day of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  This means that we will be beginning Holy Week–starting our long walk to the cross–hand in hand with Bonhoeffer; with his words in our ears, and the…… Continue reading Bonhoeffer, Palm Sunday and Our Walk to the Cross