Pope’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter

The schedule for the Holy Week and Easter liturgical celebration of Pope Francis has been released.  Pope’s schedule for Holy Week and Easter will follow as mentioned below according to the vatican news.

Here is Pope Francis’ schedule for Holy Week and Easter:

— March 5-10: Lenten retreat with officials from the Roman Curia in Ariccia, outside Rome.

— 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. Nighttime 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).

Source: catholicnews

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