In October of 1989, word came down from Moscow: the peace prayers in Leipzig must be stopped.
Lent | Liturgy of the Palms (Year A)
Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Matthew 21:1-11
When she knew she was dying, my grandmother took me to see the cornerstone of a small brick church in my hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. I didn’t recognize the sign outside. It was a Baptist church, I think. It was pretty rundown, but still in better shape than the neighborhood. Overgrown vacant lots were everywhere; it was like visiting an abandoned church in the jungle.