This Friday marks the first time in many years that both the Christian holiday Good Friday and the start of Jewish Passover have fallen on the same day.
Holy Week observances continued on Saturday, as Christians around the world prepared to celebrate Easter.
Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Cardinal Dolan sheds light on the Holy Thursday tradition of the washing of the feet as a New Jersey Catholic school reenacts the Stations of the Cross.
Christians around the world and here at home are marking Good Friday, the day of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Good Friday represents the supreme and dramatic sign of God’s love and each year churches are packed with the faithful expressing their gratitude in prayer.
There was a sense of moving from the darkness of Good Friday to the light of Easter morning during a three hour service inside Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls this year’s confluence of Passover and Holy Week providential, saying it creates “a magnificent atmosphere.”