Friday, April 5, 2013
See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. Everyone who has this hope based on him makes himself pure, as he is pure. -- I John 3:1-3
At the Easter Vigil I was fortunate enough to witness the baptism of three of my four step-children (I call them pre-fab, step sounds too much like second for my taste). It was a beautiful ceremony and my kids were really excited. My son, and middle daughter also go to partake in their first communion as well. It was a very special evening. So where did this Triduum come from and why don't Protestants really take up this special, Holy week rather than just the Easter Sunday?