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Vatican City, Apr 4, 2021 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- On Easter Sunday 2021, Pope Francis offered Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter’s Basilica. Afterward, he gave the Urbi et Orbi message and blessing. The following is the full text of the pope’s Easter message. Dear

by ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Mar 4, 2021 / 02:53 pm MT (CNA).- On Easter Monday, the Catholic Church celebrates what’s called “Monday of the Angel.” In many countries in Europe and South America, this day, also known as “Little Easter,” is a national holiday. In a Vatican Radio

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Apr 3, 2021 / 12:01 pm MT (CNA).- Despite difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic, parishes are welcoming groups of catechumens and candidates into the Catholic Church this Easter who have had to learn about the faith largely through virtual meetings. One such parish is St.

Easter Lillies greeted the faithful as they entered the historic St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
8:00 a.m. St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, Liberty Twp Ohio 9:00 a.m. Bellarmine Chapel at Xavier University, Cincinnati Ohio 11:00 a.m. Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, Cincinnati Ohio 11:00 a.m. St. Helen & Immaculate Conception Parish, Dayton Ohio 11:45 p.m. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate

by ACI Prensa CNA Staff, Mar 15, 2021 / 05:37 pm MT (CNA).- The Easter Vigil, which takes place Holy Saturday night, “is the greatest and most noble of all solemnities and it is to be unique in every single Church,” the rubrics of the Missale Romanum proclaim. The word

Christ is Risen! (CT Photo/ Greg Hartman)
On Tuesday, March 30 the Chrism Mass will take place at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains at 1:30 p.m., with Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr as celebrant. At the Chrism Mass, the archbishop is joined by the priests of the diocese. This Mass manifests the unity of the

Why do Catholics wave palms on Palm Sunday, wash each other’s feet on Holy Thursday, or kiss the cross on Good Friday?

by ACI Prensa ACI Prensa Staff, Mar 17, 2021 / 03:18 pm MT (CNA).- Every year the dates of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday vary. The Catholic Church determines the date based on the fact that Christ’s death occurred near the Jewish Passover, which is stated

“Triduum & Easter” will be held on March 18, 2021 at 10:00am. It will focus on the Easter Triduum and the fifty days of Easter. How do we enter into the Easter Triduum celebrations as the one celebration of Jesus passing from death to risen Life? How are the fifty