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April 3, 2015

The First Fruits

April 3, 2015

For more reflections on the Basilica Hymns of each season, purchase Perpetual Jubilee: Meditations on the Chaldean Liturgical Year  on Amazon.com. The First Witness In all [...]

The Earth Trembled and Was Shaken

April 3, 2015

For more reflections on the Basilica Hymns of each season, purchase Perpetual Jubilee: Meditations on the Chaldean Liturgical Year  on Amazon.com. An Uncommon Commentary [...]

Passion Friday at the Cathedral

April 3, 2015

The Good Friday service at St. Peter Cathedral began as it customarily does with Ramsha. After a hymn by the choir, His Excellency, Mar Sarhad Yawsip Jammo gave the sermon. [...]

No Greater Love

April 3, 2015

It was the day of Preparation, and the Sabbath was beginning -Luke 23:54 Jesus died on a Friday. He was brutally scourged, beaten, spat on, crucified, and died on a day where [...]

Holy Thursday at St. Barbara Church

April 3, 2015

The faithful of St. Barbara Chaldean Catholic Church gathered at the parish on Thursday evening for the Holy Thursday celebrations. Fr. Reemon processed into the church along [...]

Take Heart, I Have Overcome the World

April 3, 2015

He did not promise us a happy, peaceful journey but he assured our arrival. Through his life and preaching Jesus did not promise us a very happy life on earth without any [...]

Staying Awake with Jesus

April 3, 2015

Prayer Services and Vigils take place at St. Peter Cathedral After Holy Thursday mass, the faithful of St. Peter Cathedral gathered in the church again after dark to continue [...]

Holy Thursday at the Cathedral

April 3, 2015

You call me Teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I [...]