Crossings posts tagged with ‘Easter Vigil’

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The Pure Joy of Easter: Reflecting on Easter Vigil

by pberg

by Elizabeth Berg Growing up I loved Lent and the days of Holy Week leading up to Easter. As a teenager I loved the reflection on the life of Jesus; his struggles as he watched his dear friends mourn over the death of their brother, his sorrow as he experienced people turning away and leaving […]

What is a polkacello?

by pberg

polkacello pol.ka.cel.lo – /’po-ke-che-lo/ Function:  noun Inflected form(s): plural polkacellos First known use: 1970 Definition:  a large, unusual musical instrument that is held by the player while the player is standing, a member of the percussion family (musical instruments you play be hitting or shaking).  It originated in Minnesota, USA and became popular at family […]