Holy Week at Home: Author Offers Ideas for a Meaningful Triduum

It’s a Holy Week like no other. No in-person Masses, Holy Thursday processions to the altar of repose, communal veneration of the cross, or gathering with fellow parishioners outside, in the dark, faces lit by fire as the Easter Vigil begins.

COVID-19 Lockdown Not a Threat to Religious Liberty, Archbishop Says

No U.S. Catholic bishop has been associated more closely with religious liberty than Archbishop William Lori and he has a message for Catholics who think the current suspension of the sacraments due to the COVID-19 pandemic is a violation of religious liberty: It’s not – and to argue otherwise puts lives at risk.

It Will Be a Palmless Sunday at Most U.S. Parishes

Don’t expect any palms this Passion Sunday. And distribution of palms later in the year might not happen, either, according to Rita Thiron, executive director of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions.

Catholic Events Canceled, Moved Online in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

The best-laid plans of Catholics across the country have been upended, as colleges and universities are now canceling commencement ceremonies and a range of high profile conference and gatherings have been nixed, postponed, or switched to new formats as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bishop DiMarzio Washes Feet of Sexual Abuse Victim at Holy Thursday Mass

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated Holy Thursday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James in Downtown Brooklyn while Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros celebrated at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill which were just part of the many celebrations around the diocese.

Good Friday In Glendale

Residents of Glendale and Ridgewood marked Good Friday with a solemn street procession.