Holy Saturday: Day of Joyful Sadness

I distinctly remember the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday as a strange day.

Hortus Deliciarum, Die Kreuzigung Jesu Christi

Good Friday

“Now is the time to loosen, cast away
The useless weight of everything but love.” -Malcolm Guite

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Holy (Maundy) Thursday: John 13:1-35

“Grace is revealed in suffering, power is displayed through weakness, glory is disguised in humiliation.”

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Palm Sunday: The Triumphal Entry

As a child, I quietly harboured an uneasy dislike for Palm Sunday…