No other week in the Church year has so strong a feeling of special devotion. The eight days from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday immerse us in the central mystery of God’s work of salvation through the Lord’s death and resurrection.
Good Friday 2021
Sermon Text-John 19:17-30 Good Friday Bulletin Bulletin- Good Friday 2021
March 25 is Christmas! (Christmas??) March 25 is the traditional date for the angel Gabriel’s annunciation (announcement) to the Virgin Mary: “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus.” (Luke 1:31) Mary believed these words and Christ was conceived in her by the Holy Spirit. Why was March 25th chosen as the day for this festival? Some cite an old Jewish tradition that assumed that the great patriarchs and…