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Holy Week - Holy Week in the Catholic Church

What is Holy Week? When is Holy Week? What do Catholics commemorate during Holy Week? How do Catholics celebrate Holy Week? Find the answers to these and similar frequently asked questions about Holy Week here.

What Is Holy Week?
The definition of Holy Week.

When Is Holy Week?
Holy Week, the final week before Easter, covers different dates each year. Find Holy Week dates for this and future years.

Palm Sunday
Learn the history of Palm Sunday, the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem that marks the beginning of Holy Week.

Holy Thursday
Holy Thursday is the day that Christ celebrated the Last Supper with His disciples. Learn more about the history and practice of Holy Thursday.

Maundy Thursday - Definition of Maundy Thursday
The definition of Maundy Thursday.

Good Friday
Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, commemorates the death of Jesus Christ. Learn more about the history and rituals of Good Friday.

Holy Saturday
Holy Saturday is the final day of Lent, of Holy Week, and of the Easter Triduum. Learn more about Holy Saturday.

When Is Holy Week 2015?
Holy Week 2015 is the final week before Easter 2015. Find Holy Week 2015 dates.

When Is Holy Week 2016?
Holy Week 2016 is the final week before Easter 2016. Find Holy Week 2016 dates.

When Is Holy Week 2017?
Holy Week 2017 is the final week before Easter 2017. Find Holy Week 2017 dates.

When Is Holy Week 2018?
Holy Week 2018 is the final week before Easter 2018. Find Holy Week 2018 dates.

When Is Holy Week 2019?
Holy Week 2019 is the final week before Easter 2019. Find Holy Week 2019 dates.

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