Tag Archives: Easter

Maundy through Friday

Fr. Ragan Schriver’s father has been recuperating from a fall for the past couple of weeks. Yesterday I tagged along as my wife and four of her fellow choir members visited him in the hospital. They sang “Amazing Grace” because … Continue reading

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S’meeps & S’mupcakes

A search for WordPress themes led me to an unusual Marshmallow Peeps recipe. I am still looking for a good fit for a new FBI Knoxville Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association website but I will take a moment to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Egg Timer

To keep me from sneaking a peek at our Easter baskets, my wife draped them with an extra tablecloth. This came about around midnight, when we got home from the Easter Vigil. She would be leaving early in the morning … Continue reading

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Blazon Night

48 adults and 6 children were received into the Catholic Church at All Saints last night. It was almost the largest RCIA class in the history of the Diocese of Knoxville. The group would have been even larger except that … Continue reading

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Go Bird Go

The bandage on my thumb is covering a small burn. A drop of molten sugar landed on my digit while I was toasting a Marshmallow Peep. The idea came from Roger Ebert’s Twitter feed on Easter Sunday. He posted a … Continue reading

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Egg, Meet Face

Fr. Ragan Schriver’s cousin, Mary Anne, often visits him for holidays. My family has gone out to dinner with the two of them over Thanksgiving weekend the past two years. When Fr. Ragan heard that my wife was going to … Continue reading

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Burn Notice

An unfortunate accident during the Easter Vigil at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church sent three people to the hospital with burns on Saturday night. All three local stations led off their late newscasts with the story. The injuries occurred during the … Continue reading

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Waxy Build-Up

Fr. Ragan Schriver was named pastor of Holy Family Catholic Church last November. To show support for my friend, I decided to make the drive to Seymour this week for the three-part Paschal Triduum. Except for a brief power outage … Continue reading

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