HOLY WEEK IS HERE!!
Holy Week is the week before Easter Sunday
Beginning 7 days before with Palm Sunday.
It ends with Holy Saturday.
Easter is not part of Holy Week, rather it begins
the Easter season of the Liturgical year.
Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday.
On this day, we celebrate Our Lord Jesus Christ's triumphant entry, into Jerusalem, riding a donkey.
On that day, the people laid palms on the ground before Him, this was done only for triumphant leaders.
Holy Week's next big event at the parish is: Holy Thursday.
We recall when Jesus celebrated His last Passover feast with the disciples, called the Last Supper.
This is the night He was betrayed by Judas and arrested.
The next day is Good Friday, when
we commemorate the trial, punishment, and crucifixion of Our Lord.
On Holy Saturday,
we remember that Jesus descended to the place of the dead
and preached the Gospel to those who died before
and opened the way to heaven for all those who were worthy.
We also celebrate the first Mass of Easter the...