Good Friday

Good Friday

These are my photos from Good Friday at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Shrine in Cleveland, Ohio. Good Friday is the one day in the year when no Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is offered. Instead, the liturgy is known as the Mass of the Pre-Sanctified, meaning, the Holy Communion to be received on Good Friday (by the priest alone in the pre-1955 liturgy) was consecrated on Holy Thursday, the day before. Besides the singing of the Passion of Our Lord, the adoration of the Crucifix takes on a central role in the liturgy. The Faithful approach to kiss Our Lord's...