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The '''Passion''' of our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ, is the suffering he endured for our salvation. The events of the
passion are celebrated during [[Holy Week |holy week]], beginning with Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday. The climax of the Lord's passion is his [[crucifixion]] on the [[cross]]. Preceding this, he suffers torments beginning with his prayer in Gethsemane, his arrest, trial, scourging, and bearing his cross to Calvary or Golgotha.
The Church celebrates the
passion of the Lord during [[Holy Week |holy week]], whose hymns anticipate and celebrate these sufferings for our salvation.