A Holy Week Journey from the Last Supper to Easter

A Holy Week Journey from the Last Supper to Easter

As we journey through Holy Week, from Palm Sunday through Good Friday to Easter Sunday, these photographs from the Holy Land offer inspiration and a glimpse of the land where Jesus walked. 

  • The Upper Room

    The Upper Room

    According to tradition, this building stands on or near the site where the Last Supper was held. This room is known as the Upper Room or The Cenacle.

  • The Garden of Gethsemane in Jerusalem

    Garden of Gethsemane

    This garden at the foot of the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem is known as The Garden of Gethsemane, the place where Jesus prayed and was arrested before his Crucifixion.

  • The Via Dolorosa

    Via Dolorosa

    The Via Dolorosa, which means the Way of Grief or Sorrow in Latin, is believed to be the path that Jesus walked, carrying his cross, to his Crucifixion. It is within the Old City of Jerusalem.

  • The Muslim Quarter in the ancient, walled City of Jerusalem.

    Looking Down the Via Dolorosa

    The Muslim Quarter is one of four quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem. The Via Dolorosa begins here.

  • Christian pilgrims carrying crosses along the Via Dolorosa

    Christian Pilgrimage

    Christian pilgrims often carry crosses while walking the Via Dolorosa during Holy Week in Jerusalem.

  • Golgotha or Skull Hill in Jerusalem

    Skull Hill

    Also known as Golgotha, many believe this hillside outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem is the place where Jesus was crucified.

  • The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    Also called the Church of the Resurrection by Eastern Orthodox Christians, this church is located within the Old City of Jerusalem. According to tradition, it marks the site of Jesus’ Crucifixion, burial and Resurrection. 

  • The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

    The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in the Old City of Jerusalem, has been an important pilgrimage destination since the 4th Century. 

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