HOLY WEEK: WHY IS IT CALLED HOLY? Dear brethren in Christ, here you have an infographic which explains why the most important […]
IMPRESSIVE DIORAMA OF THE HOLY WEEK SCENES (Seville, Spain). Watch in full screen mode to appreciate it better. Sharing you this vid a friend sent me showing the different mysteries of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord. Frankly, I didn’t know this existed in Seville -I’m only familiar with the Nativity scenes- and it was a real pleasant surprise for me to see this video. The background music is typically Sevillian march and is played by bands during the […]
HOLY THURSDAY 2016 SEVILLE. WATCH HOW THEY LIFT THE 1500KG PROCESSIONAL CARRIAGE AFTER 12 HOURS OF PROCESSION!
AMAZING SHOW OF FAITH AND DEVOTION Esperanza de Triana, (Seville, Spain 2016). Watch how they lift the processional float, more than 1500kg in weight. They have been in the procession for 12 hours approximately.
ESPERANZA DE TRIANA (SEVILLE, SPAIN). 2-min video on how processions are done here in Seville, Spain accompanied by more than 2000 hooded Nazarenes and a live band. WATCH HOW THEY TURN THE MORE THAN 1500 kg weight of the processional image float (“paso”) among some 30 men who take turns to lift along the 12-hour procession.
GOOD FRIDAY: “IT IS FINISHED(Jn 19:30).” “It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said, ‘Father, into thy hands I commit my spirit!’…(Lk 23:44-46)”and said, “‘It is finished’. And bowing his head, he handed over the spirit (Jn 19:30).” “Now it is all over. The work of our Redemption […]
The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 5. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS “Pilate addressed them once more, desiring to release Jesus; but they shouted Out, “Crucify, crucify him!” “A third time he said to them, “Why, what evil has he done? I have found in him no crime deserving death; I will therefore chastise him and release him.” But they were urgent, demanding with loud cries that he should be crucified. And their voices prevailed. So Pilate gave sentence that their […]
HOLY THURSDAY: “HE LOVED THEM TO THE END (Jn 13:1)” The Sacred Paschal Triduum begins during which the Church solemnly celebrates the greatest mysteries of our redemption by means of special celebrations of the Last Supper (Holy Thursday), the Passion and Death of Our Lord (Good Friday), and His Glorious Resurrection (Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday). On HOLY THURSDAY, we celebrate THE EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER during which three principal mysteries are commemorated, namely: the institution of the […]
The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ 4. THE CROWNING WITH THORNS “And the soldiers plaited a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and arrayed him in a purple robe; they came up to him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews!’ and struck him with their hands. Pilate went out again, and said to them, ‘Behold, I am bringing him out to you, that you may know that I find no crime in him.’ So Jesus came out, wearing […]
PALM SUNDAY: “Let us prostrate ourselves before him by being humble and by trying to live as he would wish.”
PALM SUNDAY “Let us prostrate ourselves before him by being humble and by trying to live as he would wish.” “When the people heard that Jesus was entering Jerusalem, they went out to meet him. Many spread their cloaks before him, while others took branches from the trees, as they cried aloud: — Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.” Dear brethren in Christ, as we begin the Holy Week with […]
Palm Sunday. JESUS’ TRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM. Some tips to live the Holy Week in a holy way :)
Palm Sunday. JESUS’ TRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM. Some tips to live the Holy Week in a holy manner 🙂 “When the great crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, they took palm branches and went out to meet him, and cried out: “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, the king of Israel (Jn 12:12–16).” Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the Holy Week during which the universal Catholic Church […]