Throughout Holy Week, spend some time in selection and prayer with these readings and questions as a guide.
Monday – John 12:1-11 – Mary anoints Jesus’ feet
When was a time you gave more than you could afford to give? How did it make you feel?
Tuesday – John 12:20-36 – Jesus speaks to his disciples
What does “following Jesus” mean to you? What does it require of you? How well do you keep this promise of following Christ?
Wednesday – John 13: 21-32 – Judas betrays Jesus
Have you ever been betrayed? What did that feel like? Have you ever betrayed someone else? What did that make you feel?
Maundy Thursday – John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Has anyone ever tried to serve you, and you resisted? Why?
Good Friday – John 18:1-19:37
Have you ever watched a loved one suffer? Describe how it made you feel.
Holy Saturday – John 19:38-42 – Jesus is buried
When have you grieved the loss of someone you loved? What got you through this time of pain and sadness?