Posts filed under Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

I often substitute-teach the 2nd grade catechism class. Today, Palm Sunday, we drew pictures of Jesus as King, and then on the back side pictures of Jesus “ecce Homo” during His Passion, crowned with thorns. I really liked their pictures! As you can tell from their drawings of Jesus, girls and boys are not interchangeable!… (read more)

The Miracle of the Multiplication of the Backpacks

I wrote before that I quite enjoy my volunteer job at “Vinnie’s Lockers” helping the homeless to store their belongings. There is one client, Maurice, who has been telling me happily about his small business plan to sell incense and scented oils on State Street, and asking for one of the backpacks we give out,… (read more)

A field important to Wisconsin

I was wandering through the Wisconsin State Capital Building today, and in some upper corridors there are painted ceiling decorations depicting various fields important to Wisconsin, from Carpentry to Poetry. I believe these were probably done in the nineteen-teens, when the building was completed. Each set of decorations surrounds a light fixture, with a painted… (read more)

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