Holy Tuesday


On Tuesday, Jesus returned again to Jerusalem and taught. Many of the stories – and sayings – we’re very familiar with come from Holy Tuesday. For example: “Give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s”…and the parable of the widow’s offering.

Though the leaders were already plotting His death, Jesus continued to teach.

A Holy Week devotion written by Mary Earle contained a great thought:

Oddly enough, Holy Week,  for all of its moments of violence and ruthless politics, is also a time for remembering that Jesus comes as Light into this world. He comes into those moments in our lives when things are suddenly fraught with forces beyond our control, when we sense we may lose our grip on reality, when everything seems alien to our yearning for a world in which respect and kindness predominate. “The light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not overcome it,” writes St. John. (John 1:5)

The road to Calvary continues…

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