The suffering servant
Reading I: Isaiah 52:13—53:12 (suffering and triumph of the servant of the Lord)
Reading II: Hebrews 4:14–16; 5:7–9 (Jesus, compassionate high priest)
Gospel: John 18:1—19:42 (the passion of Jesus)
Key Passage: Jesus said to Peter, “Put your sword back into its sheath. Am I not to drink the cup that the Father has given me?” (John 18:11)
Adult: What new insight for your life are you receiving through your reflection on the mysteries of Christ’s passion during the Holy Week liturgies?
Child: What do you think of as you hear the story of Jesus’ passion and death?