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Meet the Deacon

Transitional deacon Armando Alejandro has been assigned to St. Luke’s for his pastoral summer. Deacon Alejandro was one of four men ordained to the diaconate on May 16 at the cathedral in Houston. Since then, he has driven across the […]

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Evensong 2018-2019

Please join us for Evensong at the Abbey! The first Evensong of the 2018-2019 school year takes place on Saturday, September 8th at 4 pm at St. Anselm’s Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Northeast Washington, D.C. Evening Prayer, or Evensong when chanted, is one of the […]

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Good Friday

Good Friday, which commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus at Calvary, is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday. It is called ‘good’ in the sense “pious, holy”; The Oxford English Dictionary also gives other examples with the sense “of […]

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday commemorates the entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem (Matthew 21:1–9), when palm branches were placed in his path, before his arrest on Holy Thursday and his crucifixion on Good Friday. [Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem is mentioned in all four canonical […]

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