At Easter Sunday Mass, I noticed something dark atop one of the spires of the reredos (the intricately beautiful shrine of statues taking up the wall behind the altar).
What is that, I wondered, continuing to stare. Surely it hasn’t been there before.
When the thing started to move, I knew without a doubt — It was a bird!
We Catholic Christians have now entered the holiest time of the Church’s Liturgical year — Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday — also known as the Triduum (the Three Days of prayer leading to the celebration of Easter Sunday).
Each of these days brings with it special services and traditions.