Lingering in the Darkness

The Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is the often-neglected day of Holy Week. “Dark Saturday” it is sometimes called and, like its name, it is a day that tends to get lost in the shadows. The Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is...

Disassembling the Dissemblers

Last week many Americans learned a new word: dissemble. The person who introduced the good word was our president, George W. Bush. In a May 31 press conference where the president addressed Amnesty International’s damning commentary on recent U.S. treatment of...

Lingering in the Darkness

The Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is the often-neglected day of Holy Week. “Dark Saturday” it is sometimes called and, like its name, it is a day that tends to get lost in the shadows. The first shadows that tend to obscure Dark Saturday...