Holy Week

Easter Hallelujah

By CathFamily | April 22, 2021

Leonard Cohen’s famous Hallelujah is given a powerful makeover by Cassandra Star Armstrong and her sister Callahan. The lyrics were written by Kelley Mooney and…

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Holy Week @ Home

By Guest Author | April 1, 2020

Simple steps for sharing faith with your children This year, Holy Week ceremonies and Easter Masses will not be accessible as usual. But that doesn’t…

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WOJ, Palm Sunday, Year A

By CathFamily | March 27, 2020

‘Take it and eat,’ he said, ‘this is my body.’…Drink from this, all of you, for this is my blood, the blood of the covenant,…

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Easter Rituals

By Francine Pirola | March 27, 2015

Without a doubt, Holy Week is the busiest week in the Church calendar! With so many important events, it is difficult for parishes to provide family-friendly services, especially…

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Holy Week Explained

By Francine Pirola | March 25, 2015

It’s a wonderful season packed to the brim with meaningful ceremonies that bring us to reflect on the mystery of God’s love. Yet we truck from ceremony…

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2015 April

By Kiara Pirola | March 24, 2015

This month we have updated our Holy Week Special. We go through each of the most important days from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday and…

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Children’s Station of the Cross

By Francine Pirola | April 1, 2014

Based on a version of the Via Crucis used by Pope John Paul II at the Colosseum in Rome, this worksheet can be used to…

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Make a Family Paschal Candle

By Francine Pirola | April 1, 2014

On Holy Saturday, the Paschal Candle is blessed and lit for the first time. It will be used throughout the Easter season and at Baptisms…

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The Last Supper and the Jewish Passover

By Francine Pirola | January 16, 2013

At Mass on Holy Thursday night Catholics enter the journey of their Saviour who walked the path of suffering and death to resurrection. At home…

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Last Supper Table Mat

By Kiara Pirola | July 6, 2012

On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper.  Enhance your family’s Last Supper table or prayer space with a decorated table mat.…

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Last Supper Meal

By Kiara Pirola | July 6, 2012

On the Thursday of Holy Week, we commemorate the Last Supper.  In the Christian Scriptures we read that on this day, the night before he…

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No Time To Rise! Unleavened Bread Recipe

By Francine Pirola | July 6, 2012

During the Passover, the Israelites did not have time to wait for their bread to rise as they had to escape from Egypt. Try your…

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