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Holy Week Processions in Spain

Experience Holy Week in Spain, the annual Catholic tribute of the Passion of Christ. The brotherhoods carry massive thrones through the streets to prove their devotion. This short film is an up-close look at this emotionally-charged event. [Unfortunately, owing to … Continue reading

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Not This Man but Barabbas

by Fr Paul D. Scalia In their respective narratives of our Lord’s Passion, all four Gospels mention the crowd’s election of Barabbas over Jesus. That choice comes at the end of Pontius Pilate’s half-hearted attempt to free Christ. It is … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke’s Message For The Holiest Week Of The Year

Dear Friends, From the beginning of my service as Bishop of a diocese, it seemed that every year as the celebrations of Christmas and Easter approached, there would be a profoundly sad event in the diocese or difficult crisis to … Continue reading

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Holy Week Forecast: Easter Morning Will Dawn

From the National Catholic Register: Holy Week is not holy because of the palms Catholics wave on Palm Sunday. Nor is it holy because of the songs we sing on Holy Thursday, the quiet we keep on Good Friday, or … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus Cross: Bringing Faith, Hope and Love to a Hurting World

From the National Catholic Register: It’s often said that with God, there are no mere coincidences. So the overlap of the explosion of the global COVID-19 pandemic with this year’s Holy Week celebrations should give cause for Catholics to engage … Continue reading

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Love and the Cross: a reflection for Holy Week

Holy Week has arrived. The Lenten season draws to a close and reaches its climax. The spotlight falls fully on the passion, crucifixion and death of Our Lord. No matter how good, bad or indifferent our Lent has been, now … Continue reading

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Holy week – a reflection by Bishop Tobin

Christ entered in triumph into His own city to complete His work as our Messiah: to suffer, die and rise again . . . Let us remember with devotion this entry which began His saving work . . . and … Continue reading

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Holy Week: A Guide to the Ceremonies

This little guide may be of use to those of you planning on attending the Holy Week ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form (or even the Ordinary Form). Click on the cover above to read in full (PDF).

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