Good Friday liturgy for the prisons

These are just some random bits from the good friday stuff. It basically follows John’s telling of the story, with short reflections between the bible readings. The reflections are below, the full liturgy can be downloaded here: goodfridayprison.pdf [the recorded music includes Johnny Cash’s “Hurt”, and Sufjan Stevens “O God, where are you now”, with…

good friday

There are probably worse deaths than yours, God-made-flesh, (ask any parent who watches their baby take a last cancer-wracked breath). But the salvation of your death comes not from you hanging on a cross bearing the weight of our sins, but from us knowing now that you know what it’s like to hang on a…