Holy Week - Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord

Holy Week is a sacred time of prayer at the end of the season of Lent when we focus on the life and ministry of Christ and re-live his Passion, death and Resurrection. In this section, we offer the Gospel readings from the Feast of the Annunciation when the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary in Nazareth and continue through Holy Week culminating in the Sacred Triduum - Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter.

You can watch all the main Holy Week events live from the Vatican.


Easter Mass

The Gospel reading for the Easter Mass is John 20:1-9. Liturgical Cycle 'C'.Read more


Easter Vigil

The Gospel reading for the Easter Vigil is Luke 24:1-12. Liturgical Cycle 'C'.Read more


Good Friday

The Gospel reading for Good Friday is John 18:1-19, 42. Liturgical Cycle 'C'. Read more


Holy Thursday

The Gospel reading for Holy Thursday is John 13:1-17, 31-35. Liturgical Cycle 'C'. Read more



The Gospel reading for Wednesday of Holy Week is John 13:21-32. Liturgical Cycle 'C'. Read more



The Gospel reading for Tuesday of Holy Week is John 12:20-36. Liturgical Cycle 'C'. Read more