Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Reflections on Jesus Christ's Passion
Volume 9 No. 512 April, 2019

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Taking the Savior from the cross
Taking the Body of the Savior from the cross for burial.

I. Resources For April 2019 - Lectionary, Sermons and Worship Aids
Bible Readings (Lectionary), Sermon Notes, etc.

1. April 7, 2019 - 6th Sunday in Great Lent

2. April 12, 2019 - 40th Friday in Great Lent

3. April 13, 2019 - Lazarus' Saturday

Passion Week

4. April 14, 2019 - Palm Sunday

5. April 18, 2019 - Maundy Thursday (Pes'ho)

6. April 19-20, 2019 - Good Friday and Gospel Saturday

7. April 21, 2019 - Easter Sunday

8. April 28, 2019 - New Sunday

II. Malankara World Supplements

9. Great Lent Special Supplement

10. Passion Week Special Supplement

11. Malankara World Easter Supplement

III. Malankara World Journal Special Supplement

12. The Final Week of Jesus' Life, a Chronology

As the Church prepares to enter into Holy Week, we do well to consider the final week of Jesusí life, from Friday to Friday. ...

13. A Day-by-Day Guide to Jesus' Last Week

At the heart of our faith is the Paschal Mystery: the Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ. All of salvation history leads up to and goes forth from these saving events. ...

14. Three Ways You Can Focus on Jesus During Holy Week

Three things to remember as we journey through this Holy Week...

15. Five Powerful Ways Palm Sunday Reminds Us Jesus is the King of Kings

On the heels of Palm Sunday, as we begin this Holy Week, may we constantly be reminded of its significance and value for our lives today. ...

16. A Prescription for Life, Given by Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane

A moment occurs in the Garden of Gethsemane that presents a very good stance for Holy Week, indeed for the whole of our life: Jesus was at prayer; He returned to find His disciples asleep and said...

17. Where Was Jesus Crucified?

The Gospels affirm that Christ was crucified outside of the gates of the city of Jerusalem. Both John and the writer to the Hebrews affirm this fact....

18. Why There Was No Crowd at the Foot of the Cross

The story of Jesus' cross is an extraordinary one - some have called it the greatest story ever told. The crosses we choose to suffer tend to be much more ordinary. ....

19. Before The Rooster Crows

Wherever the story of Jesusí arrest is told, the story of Peter and the rooster is sure to be told as well. We love this story because we understand it and because we can see ourselves in it. Few Bible stories speak to us as this one does. ...

20. One Final Meal Together: The Longest Night of Jesus' Life

John devotes one-third of his book to the 24-hour period immediately preceding Jesus' death. Chapters 13-17 describe one of the scenes from that long day and night, and nothing like these chapters exists elsewhere in the Bible. ...

21. The Man Who Wanted To See The Risen Christ

First Mary Magdalene, and then Peter and John, discover the empty tomb that first Easter morning. Jesus was gone. They were now witnesses to the resurrection. ...

IV. Passion Week Reflection and Meditation

Since the beginning of Lent until now we have prepared our hearts by penance and charitable works. Today we gather together to herald with the whole Church the beginning of the celebration of our Lord's Paschal Mystery.

22 I. Palm Sunday

23 II. Passion Monday

24 III. Passion Tuesday

25 IV. Passion Wednesday

26 V. Maundy Thursday

27 VI. Good Friday

28 VII. Holy Saturday

29 VIII. Easter

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