Solemn Liturgy of the Lords Passion
Isaiah 52: 13 - 53: 12; Psalm 30;
John 18: 1 - 19: 42
The Triduum Liturgy reaches its most solemn phase as we recall the events
of Jesus Passion.
The One who could command the heavenly armies to come to his defence faces his accusers declaring that his Kingdom is not of this world - knowing that he faces death by doing so.
He dies with the words: "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews" nailed to the cross above him.
Who is the King of Glory?
Faced with the details of the Passion - from
"trial" - through torture - to ignominious death - .... what do you learn about
the Kingdom not of this world?
Use the words of the hymn "When I survey the wondrous cross" as source for prayerful reflection...
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