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LENT 2006



Ash Wednesday

1 March 2006

Procession from the Church of Saint Anselm to the Basilica of St Sabina on the Aventine Hill
Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes:


 2 March 2006

I Sunday of Lent

5 March 2006


11 March 2006

Conclusion of the Spiritual Exercises
“Redemptoris Mater” Chapel

II Sunday of Lent

12 March 2006

III Sunday of Lent

19 March 2006

Mass for workers
Vatican Basilica


24 March 2006

Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals


Saturday - Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord 

25 March 2006

Eucharistic Concelebration with the new Cardinals and presentation of the cardinalitial ring, Vatican Basilica


IV Sunday of Lent

26 March 2006

Pastoral visit to the Roman Parish of "Dio Padre Misericordioso" - Mass

V Sunday of Lent

2 April 2006

First anniversary of the Death of the Servant of God Pope John Paul II


3 April 2006

Holy Mass in suffrage of the deceased Holy Father John Paul II

Palm Sunday and Passion of the Lord 

9 April 2006

21st World Youth Day
Blessing of the Palms, Mass and Procession:

Holy Week 2006

  Live Television broadcast