Holy Wednesday – The End is Near

Today is Wednesday of Holy Week. It is also known as Spy Wednesday, since some theologians believe it was the day Judas Iscariot became a paid informant to the chief priests. That could be true.

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Do You Know What Happened Today?

Today in the Western Church is Holy Monday, the day after Palm Sunday. It was a busy day for Jesus. According to scripture, Jesus cursed the fig tree, cleansed the temple, had responded to the question of His authority.

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Holy Wednesday and Peach Cobbler

Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver. And from that moment he began to look for an opportunity to betray him.Matthew 26:14-16

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Holy Wednesday and a Simple Soup

The Events of Holy Wednesday
While the Gospel of Luke tells us that, “every day he was teaching in the temple,” Holy Wednesday is referred to as a day of rest for Jesus. While in Bethany, a woman anointed Jesus’ feet with perfume. This angered Judas. He felt the perfume should have been sold, and the money put to good use.

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Holy Wednesday Empanada Day

Each year on April 8, we celebrate National Empanada Day. The name Empanada comes from the Galicia, Portuguese and Spanish verb em pandar, which means to wrap or coat in bread. Empanadas are made by folding dough or bread around a seasoned filling. The Empanadas are then baked or fried, like savory hand pies.

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