The Seven Days of Holy Week

“I refuse to believe that there does not exists, or has ever existed, a person that has not made use of his example to lessen his sins, even though he may have done so without realizing it. The lives of all have, in some greater or lesser degree, been changed by His presence, His actions and the words spoken by His divine voice. I believe that he belongs not solely to Christianity, but to the entire world; to all races and people, it matters little under what flag, name or doctrine they may work, profess a faith, or worship a God inherited from their ancestors.

Mahatma K. Gandhi

 

A brief look at Holy Week gives us an overview of the events that took place for Jesus and His disciples. The names of the seven days of the week as used in the English and French languages, allow us to see how the seven days of the Holy Week are reflected in the planetary spheres. Through this, everything takes on a new meaning.

Weekdays

In French

Planet

Colour

Event

Sunday

 

Sun

White

Palm Sunday

Monday

 

Moon

Violet

Bethphage, Fig Tree

Tuesday

Mardi

Mars

Red

Spiritual Battles, Cleansing of the Temple, Prophesy: Destruction of Jerusalem.

Wednesday

Mercredi

Mercury

Yellow

Judas accepts 30 pieces of silver for the betrayal. The last anointing of Jesus by Mary Magdalene.

Thursday

Jeudi

Jupiter

Orange

Maundy Thursday Washing of the feet; The Last Supper; Judas’ Betrayal.

Friday

Vendredi

Venus

Green

[Good Friday] Crucifixion

Saturday

 

Saturn

Dark Blue

Christ in the World of the Departed.

Sunday

 

Sun

White

Easter Sunday: Resurrection. Past Battling changes into love.;

 

Not only was that which happened on earth during this week recorded for eternity, but it is accompanied by the suffering and pain of planetary angels.

One way of understanding this majestic mystery is through an exploration of the colours assigned to the planets through colour-exercises. As an art-therapist I have come to the point that each colour can, either through painting or through meditation, become a true experience in the soul. And this experience. is the same for every human being. Read more