During Holy Week we follow Christ from his triumphant entrance into Jerusalem to the foot of the Cross as sorrowful bystanders to His Passion, before rolling back the stone of the empty tomb and the joy of the Resurrection.
'The Art of Holy Week' is a four-part art and culture series for the Paschal Triduum that runs from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday. Four famous works of art come under the scrutiny of two excellent contributors.
Cardinal Nichols invites us to follow him through the stations of the Cross. We use the traditional text from Saint Alphonsus Liguori. As the Cardinal says: "It's written from the heart and it speaks to our hearts."
Thursday in Holy Week or Maundy Thursday is the fifth day of Holy Week. The liturgy commemorates the Washing of the Feet and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, as described in the canonical gospels.