Do you like parades? What do you most (or least) enjoy about them?
If you remember Palm Sunday celebrations from your childhood what do you remember about them?
What parts of the Passion story (Jesus’ betrayal, arrest, and crucifixion) are most significant to you? Why?
Acting on the Word
Attend Maundy Thursday and/or Good Friday services this week. Spend some time in prayer with the readings for the week, reflecting on what Jesus has done for us.
Sunday: Matthew 21:11-17 Jesus Enters Jerusalem
Monday: Matthew 21:23-27 Jesus’ Authority Challenged
Tuesday: Matthew 23:23-39 Woes Against the Pharisees
Wednesday: Matthew 26:1-16 The Plot Against Jesus
Thursday: Matthew 26:17-35 The Last Supper
Friday: Matthew 27:27-61 Crucifixion
Saturday: Matthew 27:62-66 The Guard at the Tomb
What is happening in each reading? What is Jesus doing? What are the disciples doing? What are others doing?