Today marks the beginning of Lent and is a solemn day of fasting and penitence. Pope Benedict XVI said, "Lent is a journey. It means accompanying Jesus as he travels to Jerusalem, the place where the mystery of his passion, death, and resurrection is to be fulfilled. It reminds us that Christian life is a […]
With this Mass, celebrated in the evening of the Thursday in Holy Week, the Church begins the sacred Easter Triduum and devotes herself to the remembrance of the Last Supper. At the supper on the night he was betrayed, the Lord Jesus, loving those who were his own in the world even to the end, […]
Good Friday is the day on which we commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Catholics are joined by almost all other Christians in solemn commemoration on this day. The centuries fall away, and in a very real way we follow Jesus through the dusty streets to the hill and stand at the foot of his […]
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