Today, Palm Sunday we begin Holy Week. In many Spanish speaking countries Holy Week is a vacation time, people go to the beach and enjoy themselves. That was not the original idea of stopping work during Holy Week. Rather, it used to be a time in which all attention would go to honoring the events of Christ’s Passion and Death. I once read an account of Holy Week in town in Spain before the Spanish Civil War; stores closed, games stopped, laughing and joking was considered out of place, people tried to......