What Is Holy Week?

Holy Week—the week from Palm Sunday through Holy Saturday—falls this year on March 24-30.  Holy Week is a sacred time on the Catholic calendar, for it is the period when we commemorate the last week of Jesus' life on this earth. These are the days leading up to the great Easter Feast. The Lenten season of sacrifice and self-denial is about to come to an end, but this coming week is extremely important for all Christians. The greatest focus of the week is the Passion (suffering) and Resurrection o … [Read more...]