Spy Wednesday


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Spy Wednesday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (in Ireland) the Wednesday before Easter, named for Judas' becoming a spy for the Sanhedrin
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In the Catholic faith, Wednesday of the Holy Week or Spy Wednesday is marked by the betrayal by Judas Iscariot of Jesus Christ.
Also known as Spy Wednesday, Holy Wednesday in the life of Jesus focuses on the betrayal by Judas, when Judas Iscariot conspired with the Sanhedrin to betray Jesus in exchange for 30 pieces of silver coins.
Here we are at Spy Wednesday Good Wednesday or Holy and Great Wednesday if your denomination prefers.
Explaining some of the themes behind The Easter Vigil, Joe said: "The album begins with Spy Wednesday, continues through Holy Thursday (Like A Rose Tattoo), through to The Easter Vigil itself and finishes on Easter Sunday (Not A Christian Anymore).