Holy Week

During Holy Week we follow Christ from his triumphant entrance into Jerusalem to the foot of the Cross as sorrowful bystanders to His Passion, before rolling back the stone of the empty tomb and the joy of the Resurrection.

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Parish Guidance for Lent and Easter 2022

Guidance for parishes to limit viral infection and transmission as we move towards normal patterns of life and worship. Includes specific notes for Lent and Easter.

The Art of Holy Week

'The Art of Holy Week' is a four-part art and culture series for the Paschal Triduum that runs from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday. Four famous works of art come under the scrutiny of two excellent contributors.

Stations of the Cross

Cardinal Nichols invites us to follow him through the stations of the Cross. We use the traditional text from Saint Alphonsus Liguori. As the Cardinal says: "It's written from the heart and it speaks to our hearts."

Vatican Live

Here you will find a live broadcast from Vatican Media with English language audio. It covers all the major papal events and liturgies.

Passion Sunday, or Palm Sunday, marks the beginning of Holy Week and the commemoration of Our Lord's triumphant arrival into Jerusalem.

Good Wednesday

Wednesday in Holy Week, Spy Wednesday or Good Wednesday

Maundy Thursday

Thursday in Holy Week or Maundy Thursday is the fifth day of Holy Week. The liturgy commemorates the Washing of the Feet and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, as described in the canonical gospels.

On Good Friday we celebrate the Passion and Death of our Lord Jesus Christ as a redemption for the whole human race.

Holy Saturday

Jesus is entombed but what happened on Holy Saturday after the Death of Jesus?

Easter Sunday

The Resurrection of Jesus is the principle tenet of the Christian Faith; it proves that Jesus was the Son of God, and that He rose from the dead by His own power.