The Triduum in Art: Holy Saturday

Posted by Carolyn Pirtle on Apr 11, 2020 7:12:00 AM

“‘By the grace of God’ Jesus tasted death ‘for everyone.’ In his plan of salvation, God ordained that his Son should not only ‘die for our sins’ but should also ‘taste death,’ experience the condition of death, the separation of his soul from his body, between the time he expired on the cross and the time he was raised from the dead. The state of the dead Christ is the mystery of the tomb and the descent into hell. It is the mystery of Holy Saturday, when Christ, lying in the tomb, reveals God’s great sabbath rest after the fulfillment of man’s salvation, which brings peace to the whole universe.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, §624)

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Topics: art, Holy Saturday, Lent, Paschal Triduum

Journeying with Jesus to Calvary

Posted by Rafael Lopez on Mar 31, 2020 7:02:00 AM

Editorial Note: This post is part of a series highlighting Lenten traditions in the Hispanic Catholic Church. Read part one here, and part two here.

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Topics: devotional prayer, Hispanic Catholicism, Holy Saturday, Holy Week, Lent, processions

Viajando con Jesús al Calvario

Posted by Rafael Lopez Valencia on Mar 31, 2020 7:01:00 AM

Nota Editorial: Esta publicación es parte de una serie que resalta las tradiciones cuaresmales en la Iglesia Católica Hispana.  Aquí puede leer la primera parte y la segunda aquí.

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Topics: Hispanic Catholicism, Holy Saturday, Holy Week, Lent, Cuaresma, Catolicismo hispano, Sábado Santa, Semana Santa

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