COVID-19 Resource Archive

Holy Week 2020 Diocesan/Parish Resources

Vatican Guidelines for Celebrations of the Triduum without an Assembly

Updated Guidelines (3/25/20; Archbishop Arthur Roche, CDWDS)

Vatican News Report on Guidelines (3/25/20)

Sample Solemn Intercession for Good Friday (Rita Thiron, FDLC National Office)

Sample Solemn Intercession for Good Friday (Fr. Chris Seibt & Steven Medicis (Diocese of Syracuse / Liturgical Commission) [Note: Some text copyright © ICEL and the USCCB])

Sample Solemn Intercession for Good Friday [Spanish] (Episcopal Conference of Mexico)

Sample Solemn Intercessions for Good Friday [Spanish] (Rev. Brian King, Diocese of Palm Beach; Episcopal Conference of Mexico)

 

Holy Week 2020 At-Home Resources

Celebrating Holy Week at Home Webinar Video (FDLC & NFCYM with Robert Feduccia (Equipping the Saints) & Matt Reichert (GIA Director of Engagement and Outreach)) 

Readings for Holy Week and Triduum (FDLC)

Outlines of Triduum Liturgies (FDLC)

A Family Prayer for Holy Week (General, any day use; FDLC)

Celebrations of the Word for Holy Week 2020 (Michael Poradek, Diocese of Gary)

Celebrations of the Word for Holy Week 2020 Handout Versions: [English]  [Spanish]  (Michael Poradek & Eliot Kapitan, for the Diocese of Gary; Note: Some copyright acknowledgements inadvertently omitted by designer; Adapted from the Church’s liturgy for a lay presider.)

Liturgical Press is offering several free resources for Holy Week and the Triduum. These include:

     - Holy Week at Home  & Semana Santa en Casa

     - Celebrating the Eucharist (Missalette for Holy Week)

     - Misal de Pueblo (English and Spanish)

     - Videos from Team RCIA

     - Links to the Pray Tell blog

Liturgical Training Publications (LTP) Virtual Retreat for Holy Week (various presenters offer catechetical and mystagogical reflections on the texts, songs, and rituals of Holy Week)

Triduum Reflections for Teens (Robert Feduccia): [Holy Thursday][Good Friday][Holy Saturday]

The Three Days to Save: What We Do from Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday (A downloadable PDF for $10, includes permission to copy; Liturgical Training Publications [LTP])

Stations of the Cross for Children at Noon (Join Fr. Jonathan, Dr. Christine Nadjarian, our catechists, and families from across the parish for this special celebration of the Stations for children. Rev. Jonathan Gaspar (Archdiocese of Boston): [Prayers] [Watch Live: Facebook Live and Zoom]

Blessing of Easter Food (GIA)

 

Prayers & Reflection Resources

Day of Prayer and Fasting - Thursday, March 14: Pope Francis called for people of all faiths to pray, fast, and to perform works of charity on May 14.  The special intention was to pray for a vaccine against the Coronavirus. 

Lenten Message for Today

Dynamic Catholic Best Lent Ever Videos

Resources for Lent (Catholic Publishers Association) 

Bishop Barron Daily Lenten Reflections

Video: Celebrating Holy Week Liturgies in a Time of Pandemic (Fr. Matthew Ernest, Office of Liturgy)

May Marian Devotions: The Catholic Apostolate Center has a website in Spanish.  There, you will find a page devoted entirely to the Blessed Mother. The Portal de la Virgen Maria features resources in Spanish from Pope Francis as well as articles, devotions, and other items  from various sources. They also have a page devoted to Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Stations of the Cross (Written or Audio)/Stations with Mary - Creighton University

Stations of the Cross for the Pandemic: [English]  [Spanish]  (Rev. Peter Muha, Diocese of Gary)

Open Your Hymnal and 23rd Publications: Stations of the Cross for Children [Audio] [Download Purchase]