The Way of the Cross procession over the Brooklyn Bridge on Good Friday, April 7, gave several hundred participants that chance to walk with Jesus and offer profound gratitude for his sacrifice more than 2,000 years ago.
Pope Skips Good Friday Way of the Cross Procession Due to Cold Weather
One week after Pope Francis was released from the hospital, having been admitted for a bout of bronchitis, the Vatican announced that he will not preside over the late-night Way of the Cross procession on Good Friday as planned due to cold weather.
Not Even MLB Home Openers Can Take Precedence Over Good Friday, Says Bishop
“Nothing should take precedence” over Good Friday — and that includes the baseball team’s home opener, said Bishop David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh in an April 5 statement shared after the diocese had received inquiries about a possible dispensation from the fasting and abstinence that is integral to the solemn day.
Annual Good Friday Nationwide Prayer Vigil For Victims Of Abortion Continues Post-Roe, Organizers Say
An annual Good Friday pro-life prayer vigil that takes place in locations across the country will continue post-Roe, organizers said.
Peace Holding in Northern Ireland 25 Years After The 1998 Signing of the Good Friday Agreement
“The Troubles” of Northern Ireland — a dispute between Catholic nationalists and Protestant loyalists — roiled violently for three decades until the Good Friday Agreement of 1998.
Breaking the Sonic Barrier During Lent
I really wanted the Sonic drink. But it was the first Friday of Lent, and I gave up Sonic for Lent. So there I was sitting at the stoplight, fighting myself on whether or not I would turn left to Sonic or right to get home.
Pope Francis Asks Families to Write 2022 Way of the Cross Meditations
Pope Francis has asked several families to write the prayers and meditations for his Stations of the Cross service at Rome’s Colosseum on Good Friday.
As Three Feasts Converge, Holy Land Christians Hope for Peace, Tourism
With pandemic restrictions almost fully lifted, churches and shopkeepers alike are hopeful that the streets of Jerusalem will fill up once again as Easter, Passover and Ramadan converge.
Jesus’s Passion and Compassion Remembered on Good Friday
The Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, held during the afternoon of Good Friday, commemorates the Crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ on the cross at Calvary.
Throughout the Diocese: Holy Week Day By Day
Photos from 2021 Holy Week celebrations and services that took place in the Diocese of Brooklyn.