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Good Friday. The origin of Good Friday Liturgy on Good Friday Reading Veneration of the cross Reception of the Communion The Way of the Cross Conclusion . Easter Triduum. Holy week is at the heart of the Christian experience . We discover once more who we are and who we belong to.

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Good Friday

  • The origin of Good Friday

  • Liturgy on Good Friday

    • Reading

    • Veneration of the cross

    • Reception of the Communion

  • The Way of the Cross

  • Conclusion


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Easter Triduum

  • Holy week is at the heart of the Christian experience.

  • We discover once more who we are and who we belong to.

  • We learn the meaning of life in professing our baptism faith once again.


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Easter Triduum

  • The keynote for this week is to celebrate the salvation of the human race through the victory of Jesus Christ.

  • Easter Triduum : the last three days of Holy Week:

    • Holy Thursday,

    • Good Friday,

    • Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday.


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Easter Triduum

  • In the first century the Church celebrated the Passover mystery in one day.

  • Gradually the Church separated it into three days:

    • table service on Holy Thursday

    • the wood of the cross on Good Friday

    • the vigil at the tomb on Holy Saturday, plus Easter Sunday

  • It did not separate the whole mystery but focused on each in turn.


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Good Friday --Easter Triduum

  • Celebrating the Lord’s Passover under the image of his life-giving on the cross.

  • No Mass celebrated today.

  • Fasting today.


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Good Friday

  • Completely bare altar.

  • Not a funeral for Jesus, but Christ triumphant through his death.

  • It is a glorious passion


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Liturgy

  • Follows the pattern of the Jewish liturgy

    of the synagogue.

  • The liturgy is in the ancient form:

    • listening to the Word,

    • veneration of the cross,

    • and reception of Communion reserved from Holy Thursday.

  • Suggested time for celebrating the liturgy is about 3 p.m.


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Reading

Isaiah 52:13-53:12

Psalm 31

Hebrews 4:14 – 16; 5:7 – 9

John 18:1 - 19:42


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First Reading-- Isaiah 52:13-53:12

  • The fourth song of “Servant of God”.

  • The text vividly portrayed the Servant’s suffering and ignominy.

  • Christ was innocent; his death was vicarious and redemptive and avails for all the human race.


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Responsorial Psalm-- Psalm 31

  • Response to the proclamation of Isaiah’s Christ.

  • Expresses psalmist’s confidence in God.

  • A thanksgiving song: “to trust in the Lord is the source of courage.”


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Second Reading-- Hebrews 4:14 – 16; 5:7 – 9

  • Jesus as High Priest.

  • Jesus’ divinity and humanity.

  • Jesus experienced human suffering.


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Gospel-- John 18:1 - 19:42

  • Narrative of Jesus’ passion is short and less anecdotal compared with Synoptics.

  • significant theology:

    • Jesus’ obedience to the Father’s will.

    • He is the master of his own fate.


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Liturgy -- Intercessions

  • Part of the Roman Mass liturgy from ancient times.

  • Different form in the East to West.

  • There are ten intentions.

  • theological meaning: the faithful are transformed after listening the Word of God.

  • It also shows the Church’s care for the individual needs of her members


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Veneration of the cross

  • Egeria, Spanish Lady, the fourth century traveller, brought this practice to Spain.

  • Roman ritual of veneration is similar to what Egeria saw, but it came directly from Jerusalem.


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Veneration of the cross

  • Only one cross should be used except for some pastoral reasons.

  • The wooden cross should not carry a corpus of the dead Christ.

  • The acclamation should clearly focus on the “wood” of the cross.


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Receiving the Communion

  • The reception of Communion on Good Friday was not practised at Rome until seventh century.

  • The whole Church fasted as the disciples did and with the whole of creation’s hunger for the salvation.


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Receiving the Communion

  • In the Roman liturgy around the ninth century people received Communion.

  • Two species received in Communion:

    • consecrated bread and consecrated wine


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Receiving Communion

  • The celebrant alone received Communion at Mass until the reform of the liturgy in 1955.

  • Some say the reception of Communion distracts from the theme of Good Friday which is centred on the wood of the cross.


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The Way of Cross

  • There are fourteen stations.

  • Invented after the tenth century.

  • It commemorates Jesus’ passion in Jerusalem.

  • Mainly based on the gospel accounts and on local traditions in Jerusalem.


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The Way of Cross

  • Today’s Way of Cross evolved slowly out veneration of the holy places in Jerusalem.

  • From eleventh century great saints and mystics promoted veneration of the suffering and death of Jesus.


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The Way of Cross

  • In 1991 a new Way of the Cross was introduced based totally on the gospel accounts of the Passion of Jesus.

  • It begins with Last Supper and ends with the resurrection of Jesus.


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Conclusion

  • Good Friday is a special day for celebrating God’s salvation when Jesus died on the cross.

  • It is focussed on the “wood” of the cross.


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