Good Friday

Holy Week.  As our lives become more secular and separated, the name doesn’t seem to have as much meaning as it once did.  Not long ago all of Saint Paul shut down on Good Friday to celebrate the holiday that is central to Christian faith.  The passing of this holiday into another optional day off for those who can afford it may be disturbing to people who value the old ways, but a little perspective shows that the time itself was always defined by others even before we learned how important it is to get along in a diverse world.

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