If you are not familiar with Catholic churches you may want to take a quick tour first (10 mins).
Jesus was a Jew. His religious practices and rituals were Jewish. Many of the holy days we hear about in the Bible are part of Jewish life today. Celebrating the Sabbath (Shabbat) is the high point of every week.
Other holy days are:
Lent is the 40 day preparation for Easter. Holy Week leads us to the most important liturgical feast The Easter Vigil which celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus.
The significance of the days of Holy Week are explained. Including Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.
Easter is the greatest feast in the Christian calendar. On this Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Advent is the time of preparation for Christmas when we celebrated ‘God her amongst us’. Jesus.
Explanations of some of the major liturgical feasts of the year.
The Ascension (of Jesus)
The Assumption (of Mary) and the Annunciation