Celebrating Passion Sunday

The very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and strewed them on the road. The crowds preceding him and those following kept crying out and saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David; blessed is the he who comes in the name of the Lord; hosanna in the highest.” And when he entered Jerusalem the whole city was shaken and asked, “Who is this?” And the crowds replied, “This is Jesus the prophet, from Nazareth in Galilee.”

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Palaspas – A Palm Sunday Ritual

In the run up to Palm Sunday lowly coconut palms are turned into "something worthy for the Lord" called palaspas in The Philppines. The tradition of weaving the palaspas from young coconut palm leaves, locally called ibus, dates back centuries.

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Cultural blindspot?

The washing of feet on Holy Thursday. Pope Francis has shown the way towards inclusivity. Not everyone is keen to follow suit.

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Violence – A Plea

Emmanuel Nuh Mbeh mhm VIOLENCE.....!!! What a world, is the exclamation in many minds and hearts! The overwhelming sense of insecurity in every country and city and heart - One…

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African Legends

Piet Korse mhm is a veteran Mill Hill missionary and self-made cultural researcher/anthropologist. Many years of field work in DR Congo and Uganda have resulted in a rich harvest of publications in French, Dutch and English. Publications in English include: Spiritual Dialogue with the Bantu and Basankusu Testimonies. Read more.

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