In the midst of the pandemic when many Lenten services and activities are canceled, Kingston Episcopal Parish in Mathews has invited the community to visit its outdoor labyrinth, located at 370 Main Street in front of the parish house.
Despite the interruptions caused by the coronavirus, God calls us to open our hearts and minds and explore different ways to experience the holiness of this season, according to a release from the church. The path on the labyrinth offers an opportunity for prayer, contemplation and self-reflection during Lent and throughout the year.
A labyrinth is a series of concentric lines, forming a spiral path, which leads from a beginning point to the center. Labyrinths have been used in the Christian church since 1000 A.D., the release said. During the Crusades, the labyrinth’s path offered a symbolic pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Labyrinth meditations and prayers have been placed in a little birdhouse next to the labyrinth’s entrance, available to all but n...
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