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The Corpus Christi procession concluded with Benediction at the Chapel of St. Gregory the Great (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
By Francesca Pollio Fenton Denver Newsroom, Apr 6, 2023 / 07:00 am Did you know that it is possible to sing a special song of adoration on Holy Thursday and have your soul purified? It’s true, and the song is “Tantum Ergo.” First, some background. A plenary indulgence is a grace …

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr during the Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains. " And likewise the cup after they had eaten, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which will be shed for you.." LK 22:20 (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Mass of the Lord’s Supper April 6, live broadcast from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral Basilica at 5:00 p.m.

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

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 14, 2022 / 10:22 am The Thursday before Easter, Catholics around the world practice an ancient Lenten tradition — a Holy Thursday devotion — known as the “Seven Churches Visitation.” What is the Seven Churches Visitation? During Holy Week, Catholics are invited to …

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Apr 26, 2021 / 06:40 am America/Denver (CNA). Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani, who was ordained to the priesthood in his hospital room on Holy Thursday with special permission from Pope Francis, has died of leukemia at the age of 31. The young priest’s funeral was …

Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, Cincinnati, 5:00 p.m., Archbishop Schnurr Celebrant The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C., 5:15 p.m. St. Helen and Immaculate Conception Parish Dayton, 7:00 p.m.

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 …

EWTN TELEVISED HOLY WEEK 2020 MASS SCHEDULE **Due to the Cornavirus Pandemic times and events subject to change **Updated, Saturday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 5: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord 5:00 a.m. Solemn Mass of Palm Sunday from Rome with Pope Francis 8 a.m. Palm …

It is impossible to divorce religious faith (or lack thereof) from political commitments. While legislators and judges might try to keep religious and political institutions distinct from one another—to build Thomas Jefferson’s famous “wall of separation between Church and State”—belief (or unbelief) is a necessary factor in the way all …

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 27, 2020 / 06:40 am (CNA).- Pope Francis will follow a slightly modified schedule this year for the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter, which will all take place inside St. Peter’s Basilica and without the presence of the public, the Vatican announced Friday. …