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Pope’s Holy Week Schedule

Here is Pope Francis’ schedule for Holy Week and Easter:

  • April 9: Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square.
  • April 13: Holy Thursday, morning Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper with foot washing at a still-unannounced location.
  • April 14: Good Friday afternoon liturgy of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica. Nighttime Way of the Cross in Rome’s Colosseum.
  • April 15: Easter vigil at 8:30 p.m. in St. Peter’s Basilica.
  • April 16: Easter morning Mass in St. Peter’s Square, followed by the papal blessing “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world).