The Great Three Days

From its earliest days, the church has celebrated Christ’s journey from death to life with a liturgical observance known as the Triduum or Great Three Days, which begins Maundy Thursday evening and concludes on the evening of Easter Sunday — the liturgical day being reckoned from sundown to sundown.  In one continuous celebration encompassing threeContinue reading “The Great Three Days”

Devotions for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Holy Week

During Holy Week you are encouraged to set aside time to meditate on Jesus’s final days before his passion, death on the cross, and glorious resurrection.  These last days — Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter — are known as the Great Three Days. MONDAY, APRIL 11 PRAYER OF THE DAY:  O God, your SonContinue reading “Devotions for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Holy Week”

In View of God’s Mercy: A Series of Services for Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week is a special time in Lent when we take an even deeper look at our lives.  This year, we are doing so in view of God’s mercy toward the whole world in the sacrifice of his Son, Jesus, on the cross.  We, in turn, are called by God, especially during these holy days,Continue reading “In View of God’s Mercy: A Series of Services for Holy Week and Easter”