Cardinal Dolan lays prostrate in the sanctuary of St. Patrick’s Cathedral at the beginning of the celebration of the Passion of the Lord on Good Friday, April 10.
The procession commences for the liturgy of the Lord’s Passion.
The Showing of the Holy Cross, during the Adoration of the Holy Cross, occurs after the Solemn Intercessions during the celebration of the Passion of the Lord.
Bishop Gerardo Colacicco delivers the Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross at the cathedral on Good Friday during the Three Hours’ Reflection on the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ.
Cardinal Dolan, from the steps of the cathedral facing Fifth Avenue, blesses New York City with the Blessed Sacrament on Holy Thursday, April 9.
During the most sacred time of the year for Christians, public gatherings have been suspended and worship services are being offered without a congregation present, due to the life-threatening public health concerns arising from the coronavirus. Although the global pandemic requires people to remain inside their homes, Catholics across the archdiocese were able to virtually attend the Paschal Triduum celebrations at St. Patrick’s Cathedral courtesy of livestreaming services at saintpatrickscathedral.org.