This educational video provides an overview of the major events that occurred during the week of Jesus’ Passion, as we prepare for His resurrection on Easter Sunday.
The fronds and foliage of Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday is celebrated this year on April 9. A holy day of obligation, it is also called Passion Sunday and marks the beginning of Holy Week, which follows Jesus on His path to the […]
Imitate Jesus’ humility and service, pope says at Palm Sunday Mass
VATICAN CITY (CNS)–From modern-day martyrs to those who quietly care for the sick or elderly, Pope Francis remembered all those who “sacrifice themselves daily,” following Jesus in serving others and giving witness to the Gospel. […]
An extraordinary ministry: Distribution of holy Communion is a privilege for the laity
For Catholics, the Eucharist is the most important sacrament and the center of faith itself. The Catechism of the Catholic Church calls the Eucharist “the source and summit of Christian life” (1324) and “the sum […]