Lent ends on Holy Thursday. Holy Thursday evening through Easter Sunday is the three day period called the Triduum where we remember Christ’s passion, death and resurrection.
On Our Faith Alive: Come as You Are - A reflection on the Easter Triduum
It is at this special celebration that we remember and celebrate Jesus’ gift of the Eucharist. It is the night when we renew our mandate to serve one another in the washing of the feet, which first took place at the Last Supper.
Good Friday is the day that we recognize as the day that Jesus died on the cross.
The Stations of the Cross commemorate Jesus’ journey from Pilate’s court to Calvary where he was crucified. Jesus’ mother Mary is believed to have often retraced the sorrowful way her Son made of Good Friday.
Commemorates the period where Jesus’ body lay in the tomb. Easter begins with the Easter Vigil – during these services, catechumens (those preparing to join the Catholic Church) are baptized and brought into full Communion with the Catholic Church.
The Paschal Triduum
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