Holy Week in Christianity is the week just before Easter. It is also the last week of Lent, in the West, – Palm Sunday, Holy Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday – are all included. However, Easter Day, which begins the season of Eastertide, is not. However, traditions observing the Easter Triduum may overlap or displace part of Holy Week or Easter itself within that additional liturgical period.
A vigil was held for Notre Dame Cathedral in the streets of Paris. The crowd sang a hymn in tribute to the French landmark that was severely damaged in a massive fire on the Monday of Holy Week for.. CBS News - Published