Aleteia

Holy Week

Spiritually participate in Palm Sunday with this meditation

This reflection by St. Andrew of Crete teaches us how to participate in Palm Sunday, no matter where we are.

Meditate on Christ’s Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem, with a 15th century Icon

Painted in 1497, it is held in the Monastery-Museum of Saint Cyril on the White Lake, in northern Russia.

Meditate on Psalm 22 during Holy Week

"My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?"

We’re missing our palms!

Cardinal Dolan offers a small alternative to the flock of New York, hard-hit by COVID-19.

The invitation the Bible gives us for Holy Week

The Gospels (and the liturgy) repeatedly bring up the need to accompany Jesus on his "Via Dolorosa."

A complete guide to celebrate Palm Sunday at home

Here you have the prayers, Readings, and everything else you need to celebrate with God’s Word

Alternatives to palm branches for Palm Sunday

For centuries Christians used alternative plants on Palm Sunday in regions where palms were not readily available.

4 Online retreats offered during Holy Week

To help sanctify Holy Week at home, theses churches and monasteries are offering online retreats.

For Palm Sunday in quarantine, transform your palm fronds into a symbol for good deeds

Unusual circumstances shouldn't keep us from brandishing palm fronds and transforming the week they hail into a truly Holy Week.

What kind of stone sealed Jesus’ tomb?

Was it a square stone or a circular one?

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