This looks difficult, but I promise, Quadragesima, is a super easy concept to master and learn. We’re actually in it, right now.
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At yesterday evening’s Holy Week reflection we considered Judas. I’ve recently learned from Paula Gooder’s book, Journey to the Empty Tomb’ that the word translated as ‘betrayal’ in connection with Judas is the same word which is taken to mean ‘hand over’ later on in reference to Pilate and others during the trials of Jesus. 94 more words
“During this Lenten journey we look to St Peter as well as to St Paul, for he too experienced a profound conversion. Peter betrayed Jesus. Yet he repented, turned back to his Lord and shed tears of sorrow. 124 more words
“This poor meek King is mounted on an ass. Ah! let us not blush for it! I know well that the great ones of the world would ridicule so sorry and wretched an equipage; but Jesus did not come to please them, and whatever our foolish pride may think, this lowly equipment was well worthy of a poor King, who had come down to earth to teach us to despise empty honours. 308 more words
As Jesus enters victoriously into Jerusalem to do his Father’s will, we turn to the Father united with our crucified Saviour and pray:
That the suffering and death of Jesus Christ will strengthen the Church in steadfast holiness and give her new growth. 143 more words