We lift our eyes upward to the hills
The everlasting  hills of  mercy
We fix our gaze upon  the  mountains
The remembering mountains of paradise

(David Morrison, with a borrowing from the Psalms)

Palm Sunday

“Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to gather together this Holy Week. It is an invitation to celebrate and reflect in solitude. When the gift of solitude is fostered, the gift of community begins to emerge. We then become aware of our unity with the mystical Body of Christ, and a deep solidarity with the suffering of the world grows within us, and we become more empathetic and vulnerable in our encounters with others.”

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