Holy Week


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Synonyms for Holy Week

the week before Easter

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Also through Facebook, Lita Rubina was able to see how other communities commemorate Holy Week. She said it showed how strong Filipinos' faith is and this serves to encourage participation in the Lenten rituals.
Pilgrims and tourists are all welcome during the Holy Week in Intramuros and invited to experience this important Philippine tradition," the DOT earlier said.
For Christians, Holy Week is the last week of Lent and the week before Easter.
Except for 'isolated cases,' Albayalde said that the observance of the Holy Week was generally peaceful, without any significant untoward incident that concerns national emergency.
Robredo stayed home with her two daughters--Aika and Tricia--to pray, reflect, and get much-needed rest like any other Filipino Catholics during the Holy Week break.
Pope Francis asperses holy water as he ushers in Holy Week in St Peter's Square at the Vatican
The day initiates Holy Week, the last week of Lent, during which they observe Holy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, culminating the week into Easter Sunday, the day on which Jesus rose from his tomb.
"Let us gather together during this Holy Week, and the celebration of the Resurrection on Easter Sunday to profess our faith and strengthen our families, parish and community," said the Rev.
A View from the Margins: Stories for Holy Week is available for download on Amazon.com.
'Our observance of the Holy Week was generally peaceful from Palm Sunday up to Easter,' Chief Insp.
Churches in the capital have started receiving thousands of worshippers for prayers during Holy Week, which began on Sunday (Palm Sunday).
Christians celebrated Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of Easter Holy Week.
Thomas Reese's April 3 article, "How to cope with Holy Week when you feel less than inspired" (NCRonline.org/node/99396).
Angeline Quinto said she did not mean to disrespect the essence of Holy Week when pictures of her wearing a skimpy bikini was posted on Instagram.