What happened on each day of the Holy Week?

What happened on each day of the Holy Week? We have been observing the Holy Week year after year, but maybe are still asking, “What really happened on each day of the Holy Week?” Here is a summary of what happened during that first Holy Week  from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. Palm Sunday  Jesus…

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The Meaning of the celebration of Palm Sunday

The Meaning of the celebration of Palm Sunday What is the meaning of Palm Sunday? Palm Sunday is the last Sunday of Lent and the beginning of the Holy Week.  It is the Sunday before the great feast of Easter. Palm Sunday is called as such because in this special Sunday, the faithful are given…

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Reflection on The Passion of Jesus

Reflection on the Passion of Jesus at Palm Sunday Mass The long Gospel Reading contains a lot of good points for reflection on the Passion of Jesus.  Here are few good points for reflection from the Gospel for Passion Sunday from Luke 22:14-23:56. One: The Last Supper “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover…

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Are you the One or shall we wait for another?

Are you the one or shall we wait for another?  John the Baptist once sent his messengers to ask Jesus, “Are you the one we are waiting for or shall we wait for someone else(Luke 7:19)?”   And Jesus’ answer was “The blind see again, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear…

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Why do we confess our sins to the priest?

Why do we confess our sins to the priest? Why do we confess our sins to the priest? We go to confession in as much as our sins need healing and forgiveness. This healing can only come from God through Jesus Christ. The gospels tell of many episodes  where Jesus forgave sins. He forgave the…

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