Life is much more important than food, and the body much more important than clothes. Instead, be concerned with His Kingdom, and He will provide you with these things.
Luke 12:23,31

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Looking at the Symbols of the Passion of Jesus - Palm Sunday

We have been journeying
through this season of Lent coming
closer and closer to Good Friday and to
the most sacred times in our Church. We
begin Holy Week remembering the great
love Jesus had for us when He
surrendered His own life on the Cross. It is also a special time
to thank Jesus for this love and to do all that we can to get
closer to Him; therefore, we look at the spear that the soldiers
used to pierce the side of Jesus.
Saint John, in his gospel, tells us: “One of the soldiers
thrust a lance into Jesus’ side, and immediately blood and water
flowed out. . . . They shall look on Him whom they have
Suggested activity: Spend five minutes each day this
week in personal prayer and participate in the Holy Week
Services as a family.
used with permission - Msgr. Bob Lawrence

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