Easter 2023

Christ's Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection / | Alexander Ivanov

The Catholic Church Celebrates Easter Monday Under the Title "Monday of the Angel"

Apr 10, 2023

On Easter Monday, the Catholic Church celebrates what’s called “Monday of the Angel.” In many countries in Europe and South America, this day, also known as “Little Easter,” is a national holiday.

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"The most important and beautiful day of history": Pope Francis on Easter 2023

Apr 9, 2023

Pope Francis presided over Mass in St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday 2023, before giving the traditional Urbi et Orbi blessing in the presence of around 100,000 people.

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Full Text of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Blessing for Easter 2023

Apr 9, 2023

On the morning of Easter Sunday 2023, Pope Francis presided over Mass in St. Peter’s Square before delivering his Urbi et Orbi message and blessing from the central loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica before an estimated 100,000 people.

Pope Francis gives his homily at the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on April 8, 2023. | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis at Easter Vigil: "Rediscover the grace of God’s resurrection within you"

Apr 8, 2023

At the Vatican’s Easter Vigil Mass, Pope Francis urged people to “roll away the stones of sin and fear” to experience the power of Christ’s resurrection.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Square for Easter 2022 | Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Here is Pope Francis’ Schedule for Holy Week and Easter 2023

Apr 1, 2023

Palm Sunday marks the start of one of the most full and beautiful liturgical periods of the Catholic Church year.