http://jimmyakin.com/wp-content/uploads/Holy-week-300x153.jpgIn this episode of Catholic Answers Live (April 10, 2017, 1st hour), Jimmy answers the following questions:
2:50 Why don’t Christians all celebrate Easter on the same day?
8:20 How is Easter related to Passover?
10:44 What date was Jesus crucified?
16:10 Why are the days of Holy Week given the names they are? (e.g., Palm Sunday, Passion Sunday, Spy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday)
21:22 Where does the word “Easter” come from? Is Easter pagan?
27:30 How do we know what Jesus prayed when he was alone in the garden of Gethsemane?
30:15 Where was Jesus held after he was arrested?
32:30 Why do we have an “interactive” reading of the Gospel in holy week?
34:50 What does “A.D.” mean? Is it “After Death”? Also, what’s the deal with “C.E.” and “B.C.E.”?
41:40 Do the Gospels contradict each other on when Jesus was crucified with respect to Passover?
49:40 Did Jesus and the apostles celebrate Passover on Wednesday? Do we need to propose that to allow time for all the events that happened after Jesus was arrested?
51:50 If Jesus “descended into hell,” how would he tell the good thief that he would be with him that day in paradise?