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Catholics celebrate Holy Week with Masses, activities

Parishioners attend everything from Easter Vigil Mass to Easter egg hunts

Published: April 25, 2019         
Malea Hargett

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor holds a wooden crucifix for parishioners to kiss during the Good Friday service at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock. The bishop celebrated liturgies in the church on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.

In the Diocese of Little Rock, Holy Week is marked by local traditions as well as the liturgy of the universal Church. Beginning on Palm Sunday and continuing through the celebration of the resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday, parishioners observe how Jesus spent his last week on earth.

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