Passover

Whoever is first…The above painting of The Last Supper by Duccio (1308-1311) shows, like the famous depiction by Leonardo di Vinci, Christ seated at the center of the table, yet many historical authors describe a typical first century meal differently....

Maundy Thursday

From the Prayer Book: The Paschal mystery—the death and resurrection of JesusChrist—is at the heart of the Christian Gospel. The evening ofMaundy Thursday begins the Triduum (the sacred three days).This service, together with Good Friday, Holy Saturday, andThe Great...

Good Friday

From the Prayer Book: The Good Friday liturgy is the second part of the Triduum (the sacred three days). This most somber of all days is appropriately marked by fasting, abstinence, and penitence, leading us to focus on Jesus and the meaning of his Cross. Some...