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Pope’s Holy Week celebrations in St. Peter’s Basilica

"... the liturgical celebrations of Pope Francis from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday will take place in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, without the presence of the faithful." (Vatican News)


Holy Week Celebrations

Pope Francis will celebrate all of the Holy Week Rites in St. Peter’s Basilica.

Palm Sunday at 11.00 am, 5 April.

Palm Sunday Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis

Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper will begin at 6:00 pm on April 9.

Holy Thursday Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis

Good Friday

  • the office of the Passion at 6:00 p.m. on April 10
  • Stations of the Cross in front of St. Peter’s Basilica at 9:00 pm.

Celebration of the Passion of Our Lord : Vatican News
Stations of the Cross
Easter Vigil Mass at 9:00 pm in the Vatican Basilica on 11 April.

Easter Vigil : Homily of Pope Francis

Easter Sunday

  • Mass in the basilica at 11 a.m.
  • followed by “Urbi et Orbi” message and blessing

Urbi et Orbi Message of Pope Francis

(All timings are in Rome time – GMT+1)

Vatican News English ... streaming on Youtube

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