Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?

Kathy and Amanda and I just finished watching Mel Gibson’s film The Passion of the Christ. I remember Mel being asked who he thought was responsible for the death of Jesus. He answered: ‘All of us.’ Mel Gibson did not appear in the film, except for a brief moment when his handĀ held the nails as …

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Collects for Good Friday

In Anglican usage, the ‘Collect’ is a prayer that collects together the themes of the liturgy and readings for the day into a single short prayer. Good Friday is unique in having not one but three collects, each of which expresses a different aspect of the celebration of that day. It is a celebration, even …

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