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Easter 2020 Was Painful to Watch

BY Janet McLaughlin Watching my church celebrate Palm Sunday this year was painful. Every year, a crowd gathers on the church steps, gathering palms. We wave them as we process into the church singing; in commemoration of Jesus’ triumph into Jerusalem. This year the church was dark. The priests were alone. While I was grateful that they live streamed the Mass, it hurt more than I thought….

BY Janet McLaughlin Watching my church celebrate Palm Sunday this year was painful. Every year, a crowd gathers on the church steps, gathering palms. We wave them as we process into the church singing; in commemoration of Jesus' triumph into Jerusalem. This year the church was dark. The priests were alone. While I was grateful that they live streamed the Mass, it hurt more than I thought....