Holy Week: A Week-Long Journey

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of the Holy Land Theofilos III attends the Washing of the Feet ceremony outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many Christians to be the site of the crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

As the time of the writing of this commentary, we find ourselves at the beginning of Holy Week. Last Friday we completed the 40 days of Great Lent and these past two days were a transition from Lent to Holy Week. On Saturday we celebrated the Raising of Lazarus by Christ on the fourth day. This is a foretaste of the Common Resurrection that we all will experience on the Day of Judgment, thus the Second Coming of Christ. On …

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