The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 2: Shabbat

“Shabbat” is the seventh day when God rested after making all of creation. A day of rest, which is a Saturday according to Jewish customs. For the Jews Shabbat started on Friday evening at 6pm and ended on Saturday evening at 6pm. This episode draws the viewer towards the importance of Shabbat and connects it […]

The Question about Fasting

Reflection on the Gospel of the Friday After Ash Wednesday Matthew 9:14-15 Fasting was an essential part of penance followed by the Jews. The followers of John also fasted like the Pharisees or any other jew. Jesus also fasted and prayed to his father, for 40 days while he was facing the temptations and again […]