Ina Praetorius

Holy Week – Careweek

By Ina Praetorius The Holy Week – the week before Easter – is called „Karwoche“ in German. The prefix „Kar-„ is used only within this context. It derives from the Old German word „Kara“ which means „sadness“, „worry“, „concern“. Indeed, traditional Christians celebrate the Holy Week as a time of sadness, reading the biblical passion narratives, […]