Good Friday

Good Friday

Seven Words of Truth and Love From the Cross

They came to the place which is called The Skull. It’s known also to us as Calvary. As Golgotha. A pious legend says that this elevated place was the same small mountain as that where Abraham prepared to offer up his promised son, Isaac. But that seems unlikely, for the temple was built on the only significant nearby high point. One of my seminary professors speculated…

Good Friday Readings and Meditations

First Reading: John 18:1-11 (Jesus is Betrayed by Judas) When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was an olive grove, and he and his disciples went into it. Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples. So Judas came to the grove, guiding a…
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