Jesuit Community Celebrates the Sacred Easter Triduum
The Easter Triduum, the most solemn days in the Church’s calendar, begins with the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, continues through Good Friday, and ends with the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday. Over the next three days, we relive the passion, death, and resurrection of our Lord.
On Holy Thursday, the evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper recalls the night when Jesus gave the commandment to love one another, symbolized in the washing of the disciples’ feet and instituted the Sacraments of the Holy Eucharist and Holy Orders.
Good Friday centers on Jesus’ suffering and death on the cross for mankind. Jesus’ passion clearly demonstrates God’s love for all and offers us a model to serve God and each other.
On Holy Saturday, the third day of the Sacred Triduum, the Church is in mourning, meditating on the Lord’s suffering and death. As on Good Friday, the sacraments are not celebrated.
The Easter season, beginning with the Easter Vigil on Saturday evening, celebrates the joy and the promise of the resurrection of our Lord. Christ has risen and has opened a new chapter for all of mankind who are willing to accept God’s will.
Jesuit High School wishes to share the peace and joy of the Easter season with the entire school community.
The school will be closed Thursday, April 2 through Monday, April 6. Classes will resume on Tuesday, April 7 with a Day 3 schedule, regular order.