At Home with the Lectionary

Year C, Palm Sunday

March 31, 2022 Fr. Aaron Burt and Marissa Burt
At Home with the Lectionary
Year C, Palm Sunday
Show Notes Chapter Markers

In this episode, we discuss the readings for Palm Sunday (Year C in the lectionary cycle): Isaiah 50:4-9a; Philippians 2:5-11; Psalm 31:9-16; Luke 22:14-23:56 or Luke 23:1-49 (in this podcast we do a reader's theater of the Passion Narrative according to Mark.

We consider various ways to engage during Holy Week, discuss Isaiah 50 with respect to soul care practices of listening to others with one ear and the Lord with the other, and spend a good deal of time reflecting on the gifts of lament, suffering, and grief, in Scripture. We close with a reader's theater version of the Passion Narrative.

Other notes:
-We recommend writer Clarissa Moll as a kind and wise companion in grief and anticipate her forthcoming book Beyond the Darkness.
-Scripts for Reader's Theater versions of the Passion Narrative

Holy Week Resources:
-Fernando Ortega's Album The Crucifixion of Jesus
-The Gospel of John film
-The Gospel of Matthew film
-Seems like there are some newer versions that we haven't yet seen but may be worth a look: The Gospel of Luke and others
-The Chosen miniseries

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Our outro music is an original song by our friend Dcn. Jeremiah Webster, a poet and professor whose giftedness is rivaled by his humbleness. You can find his published works, including After So Many Fires, with a quick Google.

Holy Week Resources
Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
The Passion According to Mark