Celebrating Easter

The Easter Vigil

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Short explanation video of the events of the Easter Vigil

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The Easter Vigil - Celebrating the Holiest Night of the Year (simple explanation of the Easter Vigil)
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Seven Important Moments for Children to notice at the Easter Vigil

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Join Dan Schutte in a virtual celebration of Easter Vigil liturgy. We gather as a family to tell the stories of our salvation and draw strength from the remembering.

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Why is the Easter Vigil such a long Mass?

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Adapted Catholic family Easter Vigil for at home

The Service of Light - the blessing of the fire & lighting of the Paschal Candle

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Explanation of the Lighting of the Paschal Candle

Easter Proclamation Exultet with lyrics.

Easter Proclamation EXULTET with lyrics with short explanation

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Fr. Timothy Campoli explains about the Paschal candle.

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The Meaning & Significance of the Exultet Hymn in the History & Tradition of the Church

Liturgy of the Word

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A Sharing on the Readings of the Easter Vigil

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What does Easter have to do with the New Creation? And what are the readings at Mass for the Easter vigil telling us about this new creation?

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What does Alleluia (sometimes written Hallelujah) mean?

Liturgy of Baptism

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RCIA Journey Culminates

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Blessing of Baptismal Water using Paschal Candle

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Prayer to Renew Baptismal Promises

Liturgy of the Eucharist

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Easter is the Feast of the Eucharist!

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Easter and the Holy Eucharist

Easter Sunday


8 Things you Need to Know about Easter Sunday

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Bishop Barron on The Meaning of Easter

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What is Easter? - Understanding the history and symbols

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Easter Sunday Mass Texts

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Fr. Mike wants us to know how important we are to Jesus.

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Bishop Barron on the Resurrection of Jesus

Animated Bible story of the Resurrection of Jesus according to John 20

Premieres April 12 at 8:00 AM

The Easter Octave

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What is the Easter Octave?

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The Octave of Easter & Divine Mercy Sunday

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5 Ways to Celebrate the Octave of Easter - Ideas for Families

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Prayer Meditation for Easter Octave

Divine Mercy Sunday

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9 Things You Need to Know About Divine Mercy Sunday

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What Does 'Divine Mercy' Actually Mean?

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The Origins of Divine Mercy Sunday

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Introduction to What is Divine Mercy? Why Does it Matter?

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How to Recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy

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Ken and Janelle reflect on “The Feast of Mercy”, where is came from, and how to celebrate it.

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Everything You Need to Know about the Divine Mercy Devotion

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Divine Mercy Chaplet for Kids

Easter Season

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50 Days: Easter & Pentecost

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The Great 50 Days of Easter

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Why Do We Celebrate Easter for 50 Days?

The Ascension of Jesus into Heaven

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What Is the Ascension?

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Bishop Barron on Why the Ascension of Jesus Matters

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The Feast of the Ascension explained with LEGO


Ascension pull tab paper craft

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The Ascension - What is it's meaning and it's importance?

7 things Pope Francis wants you to know about Jesus' Ascension


Ascension Through The Eyes Of A Child

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Let your faith take flight with the Ascension

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Why Did Jesus Have to Ascend?

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The Ascension of Jesus - animated story for children

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Holy Spirit Novena - nine days leading up to Pentecost


Pray a novena to the Holy Spirit and kindle a fire within - a little about the Novena

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Holy Spirit Novena focusing on the fruits of the Spirit

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Holy Spirit Novena with words

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Holy Spirit Novena video

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Download Novena Prayers

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Find text for this novena here


A Novena to the Holy Spirit

Find out more about the Holy Spirit after the Pentecost section below

Pentecost - the coming of the Holy Spirit


Everything You Need to Know About Pentecost

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Introduction to Pentecost

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The Holy Spirit

More about Pentecost


8 Things to Know and Share About Pentecost

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Pentecost in 2 minutes

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About Pentecost for kids

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An animated story of Pentecost

Lessons on the Holy Spirit for young peo

Bishop Barron on the Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church

Pentecost Resources for Families or Catechists


Nine things to do with your kids on Pentecost

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Pentecost colouring page

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Five Pentecost Activities For Children (And Adults!)

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Activity & Printable: Stained-Glass Pentecost Symbol


Printable Holy Spirit puzzle

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Catholic Cuisine - Food to Help Celebrate the Feast of Pentecost

Lessons about the Holy Spirit for young people

The Holy Spirit


Learning about the Holy Spirit

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Who the heck is the Holy Spirit?

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The Holy Spirit Does These Six Surprising Things

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Pope Francis reflects on the work and power of the Holy Spirit

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About the Holy Spirit for kids

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Bishop Barron on the Holy Spirit