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Celebrate Holy Week with Salt + Light
From March 30 to April 6 Salt + Light will bring you full coverage of the Holy Week and Easter liturgies led by Pope Francis.
The coverage will begin with Palm Sunday Mass, followed by Thursday’s Chrism Mass. The Triduum continues on Good Friday with the Celebration of the Lord’s Passion and the Way of the Cross.
Following this, the Pope will celebrate on Saturday the Easter Vigil and finally on Sunday, Holy Week concludes with a Papal Mass celebrating the Lord’s Resurrection, followed by the Urbi et Orbi blessing and message.
Photo Credit: Pope Francis, as cardinal of Buenos Aires, Argentina, washes and kisses the feet of residents of a shelter for drug users during Holy Thursday Mass in 2008 at a church in a poor neighborhood of the city. Many Latin American church leaders have expressed appreciation for the perspective Pope Francis has taken to the Vatican. (CNS photo/Enrique Garcia Medina, Reuters)
Palm Sunday Mass from the Vatican
Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the holiest of weeks in the Christian calendar. It also marks the day known as World Youth Day. Pope Francis celebrates Mass on this day with youth gathered in St. Peter's square, and the faithful of the world. Join S+L for full coverage of this very special Mass.
Sunday March 29 at 9:00 am ET/ 6:00 am PT *
Repeat: Sunday March 29 at 10:30pm ET/ 7:30 pm PT *
Holy Thursday: Chrism Mass from the Vatican
The Chrism Mass recalls the institution of the priesthood through the blessing of the oils that will be used to administer sacraments throughout the year. Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass at St. Peter's Basilica and blesses the oils he will use during the Tridiuum and throughout the year.
Thursday, April 2 at 9:00 am ET/ 6:00 am PT *
Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper
The Mass of the Lord's Supper marks the institution of the priesthood through Jesus' washing of his apostle's feet. This year Pope Francis celebrates this Mass at Rome's Rebibbia prison complex, washing the feet of 12 inmates. Join Salt + Light for full coverage of this Mass.
LIVE on Thursday, April 2 at 11:30 am ET/ 8:30 am PT *
Good Friday: The Passion of the Lord
Tune in to S+L for full coverage of the Celebration of the Passion of the Lord. Pope Francis presides over the celebration at St. Peter's Basilica on one of the most important days of the Catholic calendar.
LIVE on Friday, April 3 at 11:00 am ET/ 8:00 am PT *
Repeat: Friday April 3 at 10:30pm ET/ 7:30 pm PT *
Good Friday: The Stations of the Cross
The Stations of the Cross, or the Via Crucis, at Rome's Colosseum is a traditional part of Easter for the Roman Church. This year the meditations were written by Bishop Renato Corti, the retired bishop of Novara, Italy. Join S+L for full English coverage of the Stations of the Cross.
LIVE on Friday, April 3 at 3:15 pm ET / 12:15 pm PT*
Friday April 3 at 8:00pm ET/ 5:00pm & 10:30pm PT *
Saturday April 4 at 1:30am ET *
Easter Vigil from the Vatican
Join S+L TV on one of the holiest days of the year, for full English coverage of the Easter Vigil, live from St. Peter's Basilica.
LIVE on Saturday, April 4 at 2:30 pm ET/ 11:30 pm PT *
Saturday April 4 at 9:00pm ET/ 6:00pm & 10:35pm PT *
Sunday April 5 at 1:35am ET *
Easter Sunday from the Vatican
Alleluia, He is Risen! Join S+L for full English coverage of Easter Sunday Mass with Pope Francis. After 40 days of lent, and the celebration of the passion and death of Christ, we rejoice because He is risen.
Sunday, April 5 at 9:00 am ET/ 6:00 am PT *
Sunday April 5 at 8:30pm ET/ 5:30pm & 10:00pm PT *
Monday April 6 at 1:00am ET *
Holy Week: Urbi et Orbi Blessing
Pope Francis give the Urbi et Orbi blessing after Easter Sunday Mass at the Vatican.
Sunday, April 5 at 11:00 am ET/ 8:00 am PT *
Sunday April 5 at 10:30pm ET/ 7:30pm PT *
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