Embracing the Darkness

While Holy Week is typically recognized by days such as Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, there is one particular day that doesn't quite get the attention it probably deserves - in particular, the day between the Cross of Good Friday and the Empty Tomb of Resurrection Sunday, otherwise known as 'Holy Saturday,' This post explores the significance of darkness, symbolized with the tomb. When we learn to embrace the darkness, the light of resurrection becomes that much brighter.

A Brief Overview of Holy Week

Last Edited: March 30, 2020Original Date: March 25, 2018 A Brief Overview of Holy Week  There are usually five - in some cases, six - days during Holy Week that are specifically commemorated, beginning with Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus's paradoxical Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. (John 12:12-19). Although not as common, some set-apart the following Wednesday as 'Silent Wednesday;' traditionally viewed as a day …