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S+L BLOG: Holy Thursday



On Thursday, Pope Francis presided over the Chrism Mass, during which the sacred oils used for the Sacraments and Ordinations were blessed. In his homily for the Mass, the Holy Father spoke about the “joy of the Gospel”. ...read more
Join Salt + Light for Holy Week as we prepare for the coming of Christ on Easter Sunday! See below for all shows and times, beginning on Palm Sunday: Palm Sunday Read Pope Francis’ Homily here. Pope Francis celebrates Palm Sunday Mass at the Vatican on Sunday, March 20, 2016 – 12:00 pm ET (9:00 ...read more
Salt + Light made a pilgrimage on the footsteps of Jesus in the heart of Lent and offers us reflections of the holy places we visited. In this meditation we meet at the Cenacle in Jerusalem where Jesus shared one last meal with his friends. During this Last Supper, we are confronted with Christ’s radical ...read more
Pope Francis celebrated the Missa in coena Domini – the Mass of the Lord’s Supper – on Thursday, leading the Church of Rome into the sacred Paschal Triduum that culminates in the great Easter Vigil in the night between Holy Saturday and Resurrection Sunday. This year, the Holy Father celebrated the Lord’s Supper at a ...read more
On the morning of Holy Thursday, Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of Chrism at St Peter’s Basilica. During the Holy Mass, the Holy Father blessed the sacred oils (Chrism, the oil of catechumens, and the oil of the sick), which will be used during the Easter Vigil, and in liturgical celebrations throughout the year. In ...read more
Said Judas to Mary now what will you do With your ointment so rich and so rare? I’ll pour it all over the feet of the Lord And I’ll wipe it away with my hair, she said, I’ll wipe it away with my hair O Mary, O Mary, O think of the poor, This ointment ...read more