Holy Week – Reflection for Wednesday

Today’s story is focused on Jesus, Judas Iscariot and betrayal. The scene is that of a group of friends gathered together in a single room sharing a meal. They are celebrating the Passover, usually a joyful occasion but this time there are many undercurrents, things playing in people’s minds. There’s Palm Sunday and the triumphant entrance which may already seem to have been a long time ago. The Jewish authorities are looking for Jesus and, Jesus keeps talking about the end and his own death. There must have been a certain tension in the air even before Jesus begins to talk about betrayal……..

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