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Celebrating History: Holy Week in Havre 100 years ago

By Emily Mayer

It was Holy Week 100 years ago, and The Havre Daily Promoter was awash in advertisements from local businesses reminding people to get new shoes, dresses and suits for the upcoming holiday, and to the housewife the foodstuffs they would need for their big feast. Of course, local churches were celebrating with services and Masses focusing on the various events surrounding the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem, his arrest, conviction, crucifixion and Resurrection. One such service is Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, a day commemorating Jesus washing the feet of His discip...

 

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