Tomorrow is Easter Sunday and while we cannot attend services in person, we have a most unique and wonderful opportunity to watch celebrations around the world right from our homes.
Below is a list of sites you can visit to watch this beautiful sacrament on our highest holiday in a variety of languages. It’s a wonderful way to expose children to all different countries and languages while remembering we have something very special in common.
Happy Easter to you and your family,
Karen Tyrrell – The Volen Group
Italy – The Vatican (Vatican Media YouTube channel)
Austria – Salzburg Cathedral
Australia – Cathedral of Saint Stephen, Brisbane
Canada – Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Quebec
France – Notre Dame de Paris
Ireland – St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin
Japan – Assumption of Mary Cathedral, Hiroshima,
Poland – Wawel Cathedral, Krakow
Portugal – Shrine of Fatima, Lisbon
South Africa – Catholic Archdiocese of Cape Town
South America – Catedral Primada de Buenos Aires
United States Services:
Hawaii – Catholic Hawaii
New York – St. Patrick’s Cathedral NYC
Texas – Join special guests Kanye West and Mariah Carey at Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church.
Local streaming options:
St John The Divine (Greek Easter is next weekend).
A Drive-In Service will be available at Palm Valley Baptist Church.
The fourth night of Passover is being celebrated by celebrities on-line as a fundraiser for the CDC Foundation.
Families with kids might also enjoy the Passover Pajama party offered by Congregation Ahavath Chesed.
Ideas for Connecting with Loved Ones:
Take a photo of the sunrise and share, or draw a chalk message at the front door or, for those planning on a zoom call for the holidays, delish has created some free silly backgrounds.