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What is Passion Week?
Easter is the holiday on which Christians celebrate Jesus’s resurrection. The days leading up to Easter Sunday are based on the biblical account of the events that occurred that week, including Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), the Last Supper (Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday), and his crucifixion and death (Good Friday).
The dates of Passion Week depend on the date of Easter, which moves every year.
Where does Passion Week come from?
The first records of the term Passion Week come from the 1300s. In this context, the word Passion is used to refer to the period of trials and suffering that Jesus experienced before his death, or the biblical account of these events. The word Passion is used in the same way in the term Passion Play.
Passion Week can include a variety of church services, with different ones held on different days.
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How is Passion Week used in real life?
Passion Week is more commonly called Holy Week. But it can also refer to the week before Holy Week.
For Christians, this week leading up to Easter is called Passion Week. Passion literally means 'suffering' and so has a lot of significance in our current situation. As with the Easter story, it ends well, so stay encouraged as we go through this together! #passionandpurpose
— NottsHC Chaplaincy (@ChaplaincyNotts) April 6, 2020
Finished this week's bulletin with Passion Week schedule. Now trying to create a contemporary #easter worship set before practice Tues night
— Chris MacKinnon (@MacKinnonChris) March 27, 2010
Just a reminder: no bible study or prayer services today. Meet us at Tabernacle Baptist Church at 7p.m. for Passion Week service.
— Children of God (@COG_Ministries) April 12, 2017
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How to use Passion Week in a sentence
This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriage.
Earlier this week, Huckabee ended his Fox News talk show so he could spend time mulling another bid for the Republican nomination.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In Dresden, Germany, anti-Islam rallies each week draw thousands of demonstrators.
Last week I turned 40, a bittersweet occasion because I crossed the line to living longer without my mother than with her.
Training in Taji began Dec. 20; a week later, 218 Iraqis began receiving training in Anbar.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To Americans Mrs. Wright is interesting by reason of her patriotism, which amounted to a passion.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Dick was at the wharf, one day last week, when one of the up river boats arrived.
During the first week, not a day passed without smart skirmishes.
A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.
Within a week all Missouri will be ablaze, and the hottest place for Yankees in all Christendom.