Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bethany….a precursor to Holy Week and Easter

Friends, Jesus prepared for His Passion and Resurrection in the town of Bethany. A place where Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, as well as Simon the Leper lived.  Saint Jerome thought, and others, that Bethany was a place for the sick.  … Continue reading

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Entry into Jerusalem

On the next day, when the great crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, they took palm branches and went out to meet him, and cried out: “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes … Continue reading

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Jesus Last Words

The last words of a person we find significant.  For instance, Humphrey Bogart is supposed to have said, “I should never have switched from scotch to martinis.”  Or Joe DiMaggio, “I finally get to see Marilyn.” During the last week … Continue reading

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Bethany. Where Jesus prepared for His death and resurrection

It was in the town of Bethany, 1 1/2 miles from Jerusalem Jesus spent His time prior to His arrest.  From Friday to Holy Thursday night, Jesus remained with Bethany with His friends Mary, Martha, Lazarus, Simon the Leper, and … Continue reading

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