Passover. Or at least that's how it began. Gathering together, just the twelve of us with him, and Mary and the others preparing the food.
Passover. Remembering all Israel's history, God's guidance and salvation … mercy … love.
"What makes this night different from any other night" … that traditional question … but the way Jesus told the story, so different from before, as if all the pieces suddenly fell into place, all the history had a purpose. It was almost as if he'd been there at each crucial point.