Festivals

Easter/ Christmas

Ash Wednesday

Roman Catholic or Church of England.


Shows life and death is short.


Marks the beginning of Lent.

Lent

Giving up something.


Jesus was in the desert to seek solitude for 40 days.


He was tempted by the devil.


Chance to become closer to God.

Palm Sunday

Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey.


Named the Messiah (Hosanna).


Palm leaves are laid down.


Palms crosses are now.

Maundy Thursday

Last supper.


Bread and wine is given (Passover).


Jesus is the a slave to the disciples (washing feet) as well as a leader.


Queen gives pensioners money nowadays.

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Resurrection Sunday

Most important day of Christian calendar.


Beginning of Christianity.

Christmas

Virgin Mary has God's child.


Bethlehem is an important place to pilgrimage today.


Presents, cards, special service (Midnight Mass).


Advent- 4th Sunday before Christmas.

THE CHRISTMAS STORY - THE BIRTH OF JESUS