Friday, March 10, 2017

Pope’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter

Pope’s schedule for Holy Week and EasterHere is Pope Francis’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter:
- March 17: Penitential liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica.

- March 25: Pastoral visit to Milan where he was scheduled to visit the Duomo and a prison, celebrate an outdoor Mass and meet with young people recently confirmed and preparing for confirmation.

- April 2: Pastoral visit to northern Italian town of Carpi.

- April 9: Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square.

- April 13: Holy Thursday, morning chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper with foot washing at a still-unannounced location as of March 3.

- April 14: Good Friday afternoon liturgy of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica. Night-time Way of the Cross in Rome’s Colosseum.

- April 15: Easter vigil at 8:30 p.m. in St. Peter’s Basilica.

- April 16: Easter morning Mass in St. Peter’s Square, followed by the papal blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world).

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