Holy Week - 2022

Holy Week Masses

Palm Sunday (Story/Pictures from Palm Sunday Mass celebrated by Bishop Deeley)

Chrism Mass (Story/Pictures from the Chrism Mass on Tuesday)

Mass of the Holy Oils (Story/Pictures from the Mass of the Holy Oils on Wednesday)

Holy Thursday (Story/Pictures from Holy Thursday Mass celebrated by Bishop Deeley)

Good Friday (Story/Pictures from the Good Friday Service led by Bishop Deeley)

Easter Vigil (Story/Pictures from the Easter Vigil celebrated by Bishop Deeley)

Easter Sunday (Story/Pictures from the Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord celebrated by Bishop Robert Deeley)

Holy Week Special Events

Palm Sunday Way of the Cross in Calais on Sunday, April 10

Penitential Service in Madawaska on Sunday, April 10

Tenebrae Service in Norway on Monday, April 11

Tenebrae Service in Scarborough on Monday, April 11

Tenebrae Service in Windham on Monday, April 11

Chrism Mass Discerners Gathering in Portland on Tuesday, April 12

Tenebrae Service in Lewiston on Wednesday, April 13

Living Stations of the Cross in Portland on Wednesday, April 13

Tenebrae Services in Bar Harbor on April 14-16

Living Stations of the Cross in Augusta on Friday, April 15

Living Stations of the Cross in Bangor on Friday, April 15

Living Stations of the Cross in Brunswick on Friday, April 15

Blessing of Easter Baskets at St. Louis Church in Portland on Saturday, April 16

Blessing of Easter Bread and Baskets in Skowhegan, Bingham, and Madison on April 16-17

Easter Egg Hunt in Cape Elizabeth on Holy Saturday, April 16

Eatser Egg Hunt in Howland on Easter Sunday, April 17

Easter Egg Hunt in Whitefield on Easter Sunday, April 17

Azande Mass in Portland on Easter Sunday, April 17

Holy Week Reflections and Teaching

Bishop Deeley's Easter Message - 2021

Echoing God's Word

Eighteen Questions about the Easter Triduum

Lectio Divina for Holy Week

Lectio Divina for the Season of Easter (Easter - Pentecost)

Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - Join in praying the Litany on Good Friday [learn more]

Pilgrimage with the Lord during Holy Week

Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

Urbi et Orbi Easter blessing from Pope Francis

USCCB President's Message for Holy Week

Holy Week Scripture Readings

Palm Sunday

Monday of Holy Week

Tuesday of Holy Week

Chrism Mass

Wednesday of Holy Week

Holy Thursday

Good Friday

Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday

Holy Week and Easter Programming 

EWTN schedule

CatholicTV schedule - (Online and on some cable networks)

Relevant Radio

Stations of the Cross 

Praying the Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross for Autistic People

A Scriptural Way of the Cross for Lent

Stations of the Cross - Creighton University

Stations of the Cross - EWTN

Stations of the Cross - CRS Video Reflections

Stations of the Cross for Victims of Human Trafficking

Stations of the Cross for Vocations

The Way of the Cross with Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati amid Holy Week and the pandemic

Fasting

Fasting and Abstinence

Prayer of the Wilderness for those who are fasting - CRS

Reflection on Fasting and Abstinence - USCCB

Sharing Our Gifts

CRS Rice Bowl

Catholic Charities Maine opportunities

Easter Sunday Collection to benefit retired priests and emergency needs

Ways to help hospitals