Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here
The world and your Catholic life, all in one place.
Subscribe to Aleteia's free newsletter!

Not Prepared to Donate?

Here are 5 ways you can still help Aleteia:

  1. Pray for our team and the success of our mission
  2. Talk about Aleteia in your parish
  3. Share Aleteia content with friends and family
  4. Turn off your ad blockers when you visit
  5. Subscribe to our free newsletter and read us daily
Thank you!
Team Aleteia

Subscribe

Aleteia

Watch the pope’s Holy Thursday Mass at 6 pm (noon EST) here

Share

The Holy Father will of course be unable to celebrate the Mass in a prison this year.

Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper from St. Peter’s Basilica starting at 6 pm Rome time (noon EST).

As already noted by the Vatican, the optional Washing of the Feet ceremony was omitted.

The Holy Father has generally celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper with prisoners and in a 2017 interview, he revealed some of the inspiration behind this choice.

Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.
Aleteia offers you this space to comment on articles. This space should always reflect Aleteia values.
[See Comment Policy]