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Sacred Season: Episode 8: Holy Week

March 21st, 2021 | 2 min read

By Jake Meador

Sacred Season: Episode 8

Join Erin and Danielle as they discuss the final week of Lent – often called “Holy Week” – and what we can learn about our emotions and grieving well from Christ’s final days.


Thanks so much for listening to Sacred Season!

Opening Scripture: Isaiah 53:6

Original podcast music by Shannon Soderlund

Original art by Christine Witmore


Our Daily Breath – Join Danielle in this space for breath prayer and meditative prayer practice.

Word & Table Podcasts on the Liturgical Calendar:

Part 1

Part 2

For helping your children develop emotional intelligence:

Holy Week: An Emotions Primer by Danielle Hitchen

Jake Meador

Jake Meador is the editor-in-chief of Mere Orthodoxy. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he studied English and History. He lives in Lincoln, NE with his wife Joie, their daughter Davy Joy, and sons Wendell, Austin, and Ambrose. Jake's writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Commonweal, Christianity Today, Fare Forward, the University Bookman, Books & Culture, First Things, National Review, Front Porch Republic, and The Run of Play and he has written or contributed to several books, including "In Search of the Common Good," "What Are Christians For?" (both with InterVarsity Press), "A Protestant Christendom?" (with Davenant Press), and "Telling the Stories Right" (with the Front Porch Republic Press).