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Vatican City, Apr 3, 2021 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- Here is the full text of the Easter Vigil homily of Pope Francis, delivered April 3 at St. Peter’s Basilica. The women thought they would find a body to anoint; instead they found an empty tomb. They went to mourn

by CNA Staff CNA Staff, Apr 2, 2021 / 01:30 am MT (CNA).- The tradition of reflecting on the last words of Christ from the cross is a Good Friday practice popular in many places across the globe. Some sources trace the tradition back to Peruvian Jesuit priest Francisco del

The ancient service of Tenebrae will take place at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31.

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.

Virtue = Strength (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by CNA Staff CNA Staff, Mar 31, 2021 / 12:43 am MT (CNA).- A plenary indulgence is a grace granted by the Catholic Church through the merits of Jesus Christ, Mary and all the saints to remove the temporal punishment due to sin. The indulgence applies to sins already forgiven.

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

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?

Vatican City, Mar 25, 2021 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Vatican has published Pope Francis’ schedule for Holy Week at the Vatican this year. For the second year in a row, the papal liturgies for Holy Week will be much smaller than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic, with