Holy Week celebrations

Holy Week in Jerusalem is a very special time. In fact, here are the places of The Passion, Death and resurrection of Jesus that are at the heart of our faith. Every year thousands of pilgrims follow the celebrations that lead from the Mount of Olives to the Holy Sepulcher, where the empty tomb of Christ is located.


Holy Week

Follow all the stages of the route of Holy Week in Jerusalem:

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1. SUNDAY: Procession of Palms on the Mt. Of Olives
“And the crowds that went before him and that followed him were shouting, Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!” (Matthew 21:9)

2. MONDAY: Holy Mass at the Fifth station of the Via Dolorosa
“As the soldiers led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus.” (Luke 23:26)

3. WEDNESDAY: Veneration of the Holy Column at the Holy Sepulchre
“He had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified.” (Mark 15:15)

4. THURSDAY: Washing of feet at the Cenacle on Mt. Zion
“After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.” (John 13:5)

5. FRIDAY: Funeral of Jesus at the Holy Sepulchre
It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the Afternoon.” (Luke 23:44)

6. SATURDAY: Easter Vigil at the Holy Sepulchre
“Then he took the body down from the cross and wrapped it in a long sheet of linen cloth and laid it in a new tomb that had been carved out of rock.” (Luke 23:53)

“Why do you look for the living among the dead?” (Luke 24:5)

monte ulivi
Mount of Olives
getsemani settimana santa
Garden of Gethsemane
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Via Dolorosa
Mount Zion Cenacle
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Holy Sepulcher

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