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Cincinnati OH- Good Friday dawned with temperatures in the low 60’s as hundreds of people lined up for the annual pilgrimage of the Blessed Steps at Holy Immaculata Church in Mount Adams. When it was morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus …

The Way of the Cross for Justice, a Good Friday observance sponsored by a broad spectrum of faith-based groups, will begin at noon April 14 on Fountain Square with reflections on social issues, prayerfully connecting the suffering of Jesus with that brought about by injustice today. Participants will then process …

The Paschal Triduum is a three-day period beginning with Holy Thursday evening and culminating in the celebration of Easter. According to the General Norms for the Liturgical Year and the Calendar, the Triduum, which means three days, goes from Thursday evening with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper until Evening Prayer on …

Each year countless people come from all across the region to “pray the steps” at Holy Cross-Immaculata church in Mount Adams. The parish put out the following press release this week to assist those interested in participating in the experience. For Immediate Release March 23, 2016 On Good Friday, March …

This story is from 2015. For this year’s information concerning praying the steps in 2016, click HERE or visit the Mass Times calendar.  On Friday, April 3, thousands of Cincinnati area residents will visit Holy Cross-Immaculata parish in Mt. Adams for the annual Good Friday Praying of the Steps. For …

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Quoting St. Rose of Lima, the Catechism of the Catholic Church states “Apart from the cross there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.” The Cross of Jesus Christ stands for many meanings. It can represent God’s love, suffering, redemption, …

Staff Report Around the Archdiocese of Cincinnati various Holy Week Liturgies took place. The liturgies of Holy Week are among the most beautiful of the Liturgical Year. Here are a selection of photos from the Holy Week liturgies at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati.

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  Sometime in the 1870s, the traditional of “Praying the Steps” at Holy Cross-Immaculata Church began. It’s history is well known. In 1859 Archbishop John J. Purcell had the steps constructed to ease pilgrims ways as they came to pray for the completion of the …

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Staff Report Good Friday is the day when sacred tradition claims that Jesus endured his passion on the cross. According to the USCCB, “The Church celebrates the redemptive death of Christ on Good Friday. The Church meditates on the Lord’s Passion in the afternoon liturgical action, in which she prays …

Press Release The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cincinnati will join Christians throughout the world in celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred time of the Church year, beginning with Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) March 24. The culmination of that week is known as the Triduum — a period of roughly 72 …