FFHL Easter Blog

We are Easter People

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.St. John Paul II

We are in the Easter season – we are Easter people. As we prepare ad move towards Pentecost let us reflect on the events of Easter and Holy Week in the Holy Land.

Take a step back and journey through the events in the Holy Land that have brought us to this Easter season.

Easter Sunday – In front of the empty tomb telling the world that Christ is risen

Holy Saturday – Easter: a continuous passage toward a new life

Good Friday – A crowd of faithful commemorate Jesus’ passion

Holy Thursday – Holy Thursday in Jerusalem

Wednesday before Easter – Holy Wednesday from Gethsemane to the Holy Sepulcher

Wednesday before Easter – In Bethany, Holy Monday is celebrated at the “House of Friendship”

Palm Sunday – Palm Sunday at the Holy Sepulcher and on the streets of Jerusalem

Palm Sunday – From Bethphage, Jesus’ entry to Jerusalem