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Easter Program: Jerusalem

April 1, 2010

Thursday: Last Supper
Celebrated according to Christian sect:
(ex. eating a cooked meal for the first time on a Friday during Lent, attending church services)

Friday: Good Friday
Celebrated by fasting, praying, meditating, reading of the Passion, morning Jesus’ death

10:00am-3:00pm: Walking the Via Dolorosa (Old City, Jerusalem): Completing the stations of the cross, carrying a cross up to the Church of the Holy Sepulchar–the spot where Jesus was crucified and his body washed.

(http://www.israelimages.com/see_image_details.php?idi=2730)
(http://www.nowpublic.com/culture/personal-experience-jerusalem-good-friday-0)

Saturday: Miracle of the Holy Fire

11:00am -2:00pm– Miracle of the Holy Fire (http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/general/holyfire.aspx)
Considered by the Orthodox church to be the longest-running miracle in history

Sunday: Celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus
(http://www.epilgrim.org/easter_sunday.htm)

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