Celebrating Holy Week

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Triduum (Three day celebration)

What Holy Week is all about and how to live it with meaning

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How to Make the Most of Holy Week at Home

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Getting Ready for Your Holy Week Journey

Activity Ideas for Families

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Click here to see more Holy Week Resources for Families.
Find ways to keep this week holy with your children.

Palm Sunday

What is Palm Sunday about?

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Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

What Palm Sunday Means

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9 Things you need to know about Palm (Passion) Sunday

 

Enter into the spirit of Palm Sunday

Bishop Barron on Palm Sunday

Teen overwhelmed by the experience of Palm Sunday

Hosanna - A Palm Sunday Song

Why did Jesus ride into Jerusalem on a donkey?

The Significance of the Triumphal Entry.

Narrated Children's Story Book

Drive Thru History

The Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday & the Easter Vigil)

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Everything You Need to Know about the Sacred Triduum

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Your Essential Guide to the Triduum

Taking you step-by-step into the three-day celebration of the Church

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Holy Week at Home:

Family Practices for the Triduum

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How to Experience the Sacred Triduum with Children

 

Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday)

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10 Things You Need to Know about Holy Thursday

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Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper

The Last Supper for Kids

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Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet

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A Holy Thursday Song

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Holy Thursday Playlist

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Why Do We Call It 'Maundy Thursday' and 'Good Friday'?

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Drive Thru History -

Passover in Jerusalem

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Drive Thru History -

Kidron Valley & Mount of Olives (where we find the Garden of Gethsemane)

Good Friday

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Jesus' Trial & Crucifixion

as it occurred in history (for adults)

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Bishop Barron reflects on "The Crucifixion"

Part 1 (above) & Part 2 (below)

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Mark Hart speaks to youth about Jesus Christ's Passion & Death

9 Things You Need to Know About Good Friday

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 Good Friday Ideas for families

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Good Friday music playlist

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The Story of Jesus' Trial

for children

Animated Passion of Christ for children

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Prayer Meditation for Good Friday

Animated Way of the Cross for children

 
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Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Reflection

Holy Saturday - In the footsteps of Jesu

In the Footsteps of Jesus - Mourning with Mary

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12 Things You Need to Know About Holy Saturday

On Holy Saturday the earth waits in stillness for the Resurrection of the Lord. Here are 12 things you need to know about it.

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Our Disposition on Holy Saturday

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Learn About the Devotion to the 7 Sorrows of Mary

Go to Celebrating Easter page (including an Easter Vigil section)