Flashcards in Holy Week And Easter Deck (5):
What happened on each day of the Holy Week- Palm Sunday?
Palm Sunday was the day when Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey.
What happened on each day of the Holy Week- Maundy Thursday?
Last day of freedom that Jesus had before he got arrested. Jesus ate the Last Supper with the disciples and he washed their feet. After the meal, Jesus went to pray at the Garden of Gethsemane
What happened on each day of the Holy Week- Good Friday?
Jesus was arrested, awaited trials and crucified.
What is the importance of Holy Week?
1. It reminds Catholics that they need to serve one another and put themselves last as well as be public witnesses to their faith.
2. It should inspire Catholics to think about their role in the world, especially when they are asked to stand up for others in the cause of justice and peace
3. It reminds Catholics of the suffering Jesus experienced, which helps them to face their suffering
4. It reminds them of the salvation brought by Jesus. It was the death of Jesus that overcame sin and during Holy Week, Catholics try to do things to make up for their sinfulness (reparation)