Rappler's latest stories on holy week 2015
Chedeng spoils most vacation plans thus pulling the passenger volume down to 19 from Holy Week last year
Through his unconditional love on the cross Jesus taught us to look beyond the sins and shortcomings of others
Sometimes it is the memory of ourselves being forgiven that will make possible our forgiving others
Is there an area in your life – or a person – causing you pain and where the Lord is inviting to take the pain out of love?
Here are photos of the gilded carriages of Baliuag Bulacan where life sized Christs and Marys are mounted
Writer Shirin Bhandari walks the streets of Pasay to search for and discover Pasay s Malibay cenaculo
This is your time for God and for yourself – a rare luxury given our busy and frantic lives Be generous with God and don’t shortchange yourself
The President says his spiritual adviser has counseled him to have some ‘quiet time ’ which he has not had for a while
LRT MRT and PNR will resume their regular run on Monday April 6
PRESS RELEASE: Lakbay Alalay teams will be in place along national highways from Holy Monday March 30 to the following Monday April 6
Clients are encouraged to fulfill their banking transactions ahead of the long weekend
President Benigno Aquino III also appeals to Filipinos to live out the core message of Pope Francis Philippine visit – greater compassion for the poor
Every time you build a bridge you never know how far it can take those who eventually get to cross it
Number coding will be lifted from April 1 3 and April 6; the DPWH will also undertake road repairs this week
This is the heart of Easter – to allow the love of God and the power of that love to transform us The Easter invitation is clear: Empty your tomb
Ask the Lord to teach you how to do as he did: To drop the stone to forego flights and to discard the worldly crown
Most of the malls are closed on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday and will reopen Black Saturday
Traveling to Sagada for Holy Week? Book in advance
Are you willing to let God roll away the stone for you and to liberate you from your tomb?
Sometimes a sense of disquiet is but a sign that we are not in control because God is actively moving in our lives
Imagine yourself part of the scene feeling the mingled emotions of that first Easter morn: puzzlement excitement and fear
Holy Saturday is an invitation to do what Jesus did: to discard our crown It is a call to self dethronement
Northbound traffic is expected to build up in the afternoon of April 1 Holy Wednesday until late morning of April 2 Maundy Thursday
The dead Jesus of Holy Saturday buried in a tomb he could not even call his own is the very icon of utter poverty and powerlessness
The song which is really a prayer is called I Look to You covered by Boyce Avenue It is a plea for help in times of trouble
Lost and broken wings can mean many different things: the end of a cherished career the sudden death of dreams the loss of a good reputation
Life has a way of making us lose our wings and bruise our hearts We can opt to fight it but such a battle only embitters us
Imagine a slow painful and humiliating death and all throughout the process the antidote that can end all your suffering lies just within your reach
Imagine standing before the cross and seeing the Lord as described in these hauntingly vivid verses
Jesus showed that he was no slave to the human need for social approval and affirmation How about you?
The bottom line of course is a call to conversion which means nothing more than to come home to the Father
What would it take for you to drop your stone? What would it take for you to forgive?
When Simon Peter had drawn his sword our Lord immediately asked him to put it away It is the time not so much for fighting but for disarmament
Here was someone who could make even the stones sing And yet on the night of his betrayal and arrest there was only the silence of stones
It almost seems like our Lord had a plan to win Judas back that night It was however a plan that failed
Keep your eyes on the Lord imagining yourself among the disciples on this last night of Jesus’ earthly life
Imagine going without food – for 40 days in the desert – and suddenly right there amid the dunes you find a drive through that offers free burgers
Which type of temptation do you think you would find – or have found – hardest to resist? Why?
Think about the 3 temptations and ask yourself: Which one might have been the toughest for the Lord to resist? Why?
As you listen to the Beatles song In My Life think of the people and places you hold dearest in your life