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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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Virtue = Strength (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
By CNA Staff CNA Staff, Mar 2, 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. …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Feb 17, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued guidelines on Wednesday for the celebration of Holy Week this year in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In the note signed Feb. 17 …

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr during the Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains "Then he took the bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which will be given for you; do this in memory of me.” LK 22: 19 (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
Sunday, April 5: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Live Streaming Mass at 9:30 a.m. (Spanish) Live Streaming Mass at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 7: Chrism Mass at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 8: Mass for Frontline Wokers at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 8: Tenebrae Service from Maria Stein Shrine, 7:30 …