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CTJ Podcast, Episode 5: Sarah Vabulas in Rome, Greece, and Turkey; Holy Week

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Show Notes:

Happy Fig Monday – Jesus cursed the fig tree, so … eat figgy pudding!

We’ve moved!

 

  • Short sleeves and dinner in the yard one day, snow and ice the next. Gotta love Colorado weather!
  • We have half a house
  • Great back yard

Holy Week Pilgrimage in the Holy Land

  • Palm Sunday Processions
  • Maundy Thursday Mass at the Holy Sepulchre and candlelight procession
  • Good Friday – Christ’s Passion at Calvary, Via Dolorosa, and Christ’s funeral at the Sepulchre
  • Easter Vigil at the Basilica of the Resurrection
  • Easter Mass and procession at the Tomb of Jesus
  • Easter Monday commemoration of the encounter between Jesus and the disciples on the road to Emmaus
  • The Custos

 

Going to the Easter Vigil

  • First time in 13 years
  • Easter Mass marathon

“To be able to pray in front of [St. Paul’s] bones, just rocks you to the core.” – Sarah VabulasTweet: To be able to pray in front of [St. Paul's] bones, just rocks you to the core. - Sarah Vabulas

Interview with Sarah Vabulas:

  • Rome with Leno Rulli, and NOT going to the beatification of John Paul II.
  • Greece – Leno’s Fake Tour
  • Ancient toilet pubs
  • Donkey Races
  • Ian demonstrates his lack of Greek geography knowledge
  • Turkey
  • The Bible comes to life in Ephesus – Mary and John’s final home

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