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 Easter 2006


 Calendar - Easter 2006

Holy Week 2006 at Santa Maria Maggiore 

9 April: Palm Sunday and celebration of the Lord's Passion
9.45 a.m. Benediction and Procession of the Palms
              Solemn Mass and reading of the Passion Gospel

10 April: Holy Monday

11 April: Holy Tuesday
5.30 p.m. Commemoration of the Martyrs of the 20th Century
              (Liturgy of the Word)

12 April: Holy Wednesday - Lenten Station
5.30 p.m. Penitential Procession and Holy Mass

Easter Triduum

13 April: Holy Thursday    
6.00 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper
              Eucharistic Adoration (until 12.00 a.m.)

14 April: Good Friday
               Eucharistic Adoration (until 11.00 a.m.)
9.00 a.m.  Liturgy of the Hours
12.00 p.m. Meditation on the “Seven Last Words of Jesus on the Cross” (until 3.00 p.m.)
6.00 p.m.   Solemn Liturgical Service

15 April: Holy Saturday
9.00 a.m.   Liturgy of the Hours
10.30 a.m.  Hour of prayer dedicated to Mary
8.30 p.m.   Solemn Mass
                (Liturgy of the Light and Liturgy of Baptism)

16 April: Easter Sunday
10.00 a.m. Solemn Mass



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