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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 21, 2022 / 17:00 pm Catholics recognize Easter — when Christ rises from the dead after sacrificing his life for all of humanity — as the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the spring equinox. But, as it turns …

by Pope Francis Vatican City, Apr 17, 2022 / 04:45 am On Easter Sunday 2022, Pope Francis gave the traditional Urbi et Orbi benediction from the central loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica. “Urbi et Orbi” means “To the City [of Rome] and to the World.” It is a special apostolic blessing given by …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 17, 2022 / 04:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated Easter Mass for around 50,000 people in St. Peter’s Square — the first Easter Mass with the public after two years of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. On a sunny and windy morning in Rome, Pope …

Easter Lillies greeted the faithful as they entered the historic St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Here is a listing of Easter Masses after 1:00 p.m. in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Holy Trinity, 120 E. Main St., Coldwater OH 45828; at 6:00 p.m. Immaculate Heart of Mary Anderson Township, 7820 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati OH 45255-4215; at 1:30 p.m. (Spanish) Incarnation Centerville, 55 Williamsburg Rd., Dayton OH 45459 …

Looking eastward Good Friday Morning 2017 from Holy Cross Immaculata. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
Sunrise Masses are a popular way to celebrate Easter. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, sunrise is at 6:58  a.m.. Here is a listing of Mass Times in and around sunrise: All Saints, 8939 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati OH 45236; at 7:00 a.m. Church of the Transfiguration, 972 S. Miami St., West …

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

Christ is Risen! (CT Photo/ Greg Hartman)
On Tuesday, April 12 the Chrism Mass will take place at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains at 3:00 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 …

Our traditions have a way of bringing us together, uniting people from different regions, backgrounds and ways of life behind a common passion – the love of our shared faith. Each year, we see an example of this as faithful Catholics from our archdiocese and surrounding dioceses gather to “pray …