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A guide to Holy Week in Rome

Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass for Holy Thursday on Mar

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Carissa Pluta - published on 04/03/19

What to expect if you are headed to the Vatican this Easter, or if you plan to watch the festivities from home.

Holy Week is the biggest week in the Church, and in particular, the Church in Rome. Tens of thousands of pilgrims flock to the heart of the Church to remember the most important event in her history — the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Christ.

If you are heading to the Vatican this Easter, or if you plan to watch the festivities from home, here is your guide to the all the activity you’ll find in the Eternal City this Holy Week.

View the slideshow to see the 2019 schedule of Holy Week Events in Rome.

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