A closer look at the liturgies we do in Holy Week; special emphasis on where some of the unusual practices that have become traditional for these days originated and how they were changed and adapted over the centuries. Also included, a brief look at Ash Wednesday. Liturgies being examined: Part One: Ash Wed., Palm/Passion Sunday, Mon. - Wed., in Holy Week, and Lenten and Holy Week devotions (e.g. Fasting, Stations of the Cross, etc.); Part Two: The Triduum (3-days): Maundy Thurs., Good Friday, Holy Saturday.