Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make a cross with your palms from Palm Sunday.
The Chrism Mass, one of the most solemn services of the liturgical calendar, is tonight at 7:30 p.m. It is expected to bring more than 650 Catholic clergy, laity, and other faithful tonight to the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph.
For Jessica Figueroa, there was only one way to get into the spirit of Holy Week: being among the scores of Catholics from the Diocese of Brooklyn’s large and vibrant Hispanic community who celebrated Palm Sunday in a procession led by Bishop Robert Brennan.
Many Catholics wonder what to do with old palms after the memories of Palm Sunday fade into the distant past.
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 has asked several families to write the prayers and meditations for his Stations of the Cross service at Rome’s Colosseum on Good Friday.
In an economy hit hard by the pandemic and the lack of pilgrimages and other tourism for two years, Christians in the Holy Land “are in desperate need of support,” said an April 5 news release about the 2022 Good Friday Collection that continues to support the work of the Franciscans of the Holy Land.
The Vatican published Pope Francis’ calendar for Holy Week and Easter, which includes the Way of the Cross at Rome’s Colosseum for the first time in two years.
Nearly 2,000 years since the crucifixion of Jesus, concerns persist that some malicious people who hear the story of the Passion of the Christ during Lent might justify antisemitism, in thought or deeds.
Lenten Friday fish fries, a staple at many Catholic parishes in some regions of the United States, were among the many things put on the back burner during the coronavirus pandemic.