LENT 2017



"His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither he nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him." Joh 9:2-3

Saturday, March 25, 2017 (Vigil):
Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher
10:30 Daily procession
18:00 Vespers in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament
00:40 Vigil in the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament an mass on Calvary presided by Fr. Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land

Sunday, March 26, 2017:
Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher
9:30 Entry of the Apostolic Administrator and Solemn Mass at the Altar of Mary Magdalene

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - Commemoration of the Flagellation of the Lord

"Then he released Barabbas to them, but after he had Jesus scourged, he handed him over to be crucified." Mt 26:26

Franciscan Convent of the Flagellation
17:00 Solemn mass

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Spiritual Pilgrimage to Bethany

"Jesus said to her, “Did I not tell you that if you believe you will see the glory of God?”" Joh 11:40

Bethany - Tomb of Lazarus
6:30 Mass

Bethany - Church of St. Lazarus
7:30 Mass followed by the procession to the Shrine of the Ascension and to Pater Noster Church


"He said to me: Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel! They are saying, “Our bones are dried up, our hope is lost, and we are cut off.” Therefore, prophesy and say to them: Thus says the Lord GOD: Look! I am going to open your graves; I will make you come up out of your graves, my people, and bring you back to the land of Israel." Ez 37:11-12

Saturday, April 1, 2017 (Vigil):
Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher
17:00 Daily procession

Sunday, April 2, 2017:
Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher
6:30 Solemn Mass at the Holy Tomb

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Commemoration of the Way of the Cross

"[...] and carrying the cross himself he went out to what is called the Place of the Skull, in Hebrew, Golgotha." Joh 19,17

Flagellation Convent - Sentence Chapel
17:00 Solemn Mass

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