Pastor Draws Record Crowd at Easter, Gets a Tattoo


A promise is a promise:  So when First Presbyterian Church in Eustis, Florida, hit record attendance on Easter Sunday, the pastor kept his commitment.  He got a tattoo.Reverend Leon Bloder had promised his congregation that if they'd all come to church, he'd cut his hair and have the church's logo tattooed onto his body.  So with a little help from their friends at the small church next door, who walked on over to help fill the seats, First Presbyterian reached a total of 850 att … [Read more...]

President Ronald Reagan’s Radio Address to the Nation for Easter and Passover, April 2, 1983

Ronald Reagan

On April 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan delivered a radio address to the nation.  He spoke of the faith of Jews, celebrating the Passover, and of Christians, on the occasion of their high holy day of Easter.  He spoke of courage and dedication.What a blessing this man was to our nation. … [Read more...]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Triduum

Easter Vigil

Courtesy of the U.S. Bishops:  One of the most helpful descriptions I've seen for the events of the Easter Triduum--the holy days which begin with the evening Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, and ends on Easter Sunday evening.Thank you to the USCCB for this comprehensive explanation of the coming weekend, and thank you for giving permission for dioceses and others to reprint this Q&A.When does the Triduum begin and end? The Easter Triduum begins with the evening Mass of … [Read more...]