Category Archives: Lent

Paschal Triduum Message 2018

Dear Friends in Christ, With the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, we begin the most holiest days of the year called the Paschal Triduum. During these days, we walk with Jesus on “the way of love”, … Continue reading

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What’s with the veiled statues? Explanation to the Veiling of Statues

Some Catholics may ask, “What happened to all the statues? Why are they veiled?”. It is customary for many churches to veil statues and sacred images starting the Vespers of the Fifth Sunday of Lent (also known as the First … Continue reading

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Why does Lent start on a Wednesday?

Every Liturgical Year, the Church starts the 40 day Lenten journey with the Liturgy of Ash Wednesday. However, a question some Catholics may ask is, “Why does the Church start Lent on a Wednesday? Why not on a Sunday?” Every Sunday … Continue reading

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Triduum Holy Thursday: Celebrating Eucharist, Priesthood and Love

Holy Thursday begins the climax of the Liturgical Year which we call the Triduum. The word Triduum means three days. The Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday and ends with Evening Prayer II of … Continue reading

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