Jesus of Nazareth, having died on the cross, lays on a platform, his body bruised, pierced and bloodied during His agonizing Crucifixion.
Bishop Brennan Joins Large, Renewed Procession Across the Brooklyn Bridge
A brilliant sunny sky and a light breeze greeted the several hundred marchers who packed the Brooklyn Bridge Friday, April 14 for the Way of the Cross devotion for Good Friday. The event was cancelled the past two years because of the pandemic.
led by Bishop Robert Brennan.
The Mass of the Lord’s Supper Starts the Easter Triduum
The time-honored ritual of recreating the act of Jesus Christ washing the feet of His disciples during the Last Supper was the highlight of the Holy Thursday Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph on April 14.
Only In Print: How to Make a Palm Cross
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make a cross with your palms from Palm Sunday.
Before Washing Prisoners’ Feet, Pope Tells Them God Always Forgives
Before washing the feet of 12 inmates, Pope Francis told them and other prisoners that God never tires of forgiving anyone who asks.
Only In Print: Celebrate the Risen Lord with Easter Bread
Rings of Easter bread, or Pane di Pasqua in Italian, exuding the aroma of sweet cake, emerged from the oven of Caputo’s Bake Shop the day before Palm Sunday.
Philippine Cardinal: Shout for Truth and Justice, not Wealth and Power
Cardinal José Advincula of Manila urged Catholics to profess their faith by shouting for truth and justice instead of seeking money and fame.
Pope Calls for Easter Truce in Ukraine, Condemns Civilian Massacres
At the start of Holy Week, Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for an immediate ceasefire to the war in Ukraine, saying Easter is a time to choose life over death.
Supply Chain Issues, Rising Prices Pose Hurdles for Lenten Fish Fries
The supply chain issues and rising prices that have snarled businesses across the country also have had an impact on the ever-popular Lenten fish fries in the Diocese of Nashville.
Holy Week and Easter Services Guide 2022
A guide to Holy Week and Easter Sunday services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.