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Everything You Need to Know About Holy Week

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So what exactly is the significance of Holy Week? What happens on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday leading up to Easter, and how should Catholics prepare their hearts and minds for this holiest of seasons? Bishop Wall explains in his latest podcast.

Discussion points: 

 

 00:30 – So what exactly is Holy Week?
 
05:48 – Why are statues and crosses removed or covered for part of Lent?
 
07:05 – What happens during Holy Thursday?
 
10:40 – What is Good friday?
 
14:43 – Holy Saturday and the Easter Vigil
 
20:36 – From a Bishop’s perspective – what it feels like to bring people into the church each year at Easter
 
22:16 – How to celebrate Easter Sunday in a holy frame of mind
 
 

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