Holy Thursday commemorates the Last Passover Meal of Jesus Christ when he established the Holy Eucharist in the Upper Room with his disciples. There he…
Category: SACRED TRIDUUM
Sacred Triduum celebrates Christ’s suffering, death and resurrection. Here I show why this reveals who we are and why it is our reason to live. Sacred Triduum opens with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, remembers Jesus’ death on Good Friday, reaches its climax in the Easter Vigil (celebrating the risen Lord) and closes on Easter Sunday.
Pope John Paul II asked Cardinal Ratzinger in March 2005 to prepare the Way of The Cross meditations for Good Friday. Less than a month later Cardinal Ratzinger would be elected to the Chair of Peter. Here are those mediations along with John Paul II’s writing on the meaning of Suffering.