C.M. Kids – Holy Week/Easter Issue 2016


Holy Week/Easter  Issue




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Holy Week is the last week of Lent, when we follow Jesus from Palm Sunday, the Sunday of the Passion, to his death on Good Friday in preparation for his rising from the dead on Easter Sunday.


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Monday: Jesus chased the money-changers out of the Temple.





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Tuesday and Wednesday:  Jesus preached and taught in Jerusalem.





washinng feetThursday: After washing the feet of the disciples, Jesus celebrated Passover, instituting the Sacrament of Holy Communion.




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He went to Gethsemane to pray, where he was arrested by the Temple guard and taken to an illegal night session of the Jewish court, the Sanhedrin




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Good Friday: Jesus was taken into Roman courts, before Pontius Pilate and Herod Antipas, who sent him back to the Jewish court. Roman soldiers took him to Golgotha, the place of the skull, where he was crucified. 




Saturday: Jesus rested in the tomb while his disciples observed the Sabbath.



CM Kids - Holy Week Easter 2016 (2)Easter Sunday: An angel met Mary Magdalene and “the other Mary” (perhaps Mary, the mother of James and John) at the tomb to tell them that Jesus was risen from the dead. 




Holy Week/Easter Activities for Families


Holy Week Easter 2016

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