See scenes from the Celebration of the Passion of the Lord April 7 at the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez celebrated the Mass commemorating the Holy Passion and Death of Jesus Christ.

On Good Friday, the Archbishop also encouraged all clergy, religious, and lay faithful in the Church of Philadelphia to show solidarity for the people of Ukraine and Ukrainians in the United States by praying a special prayer for peace in Ukraine. (Photos: Sarah Webb)

Joseph Coffey

Deacon Jesús Burgos

only day bishops do not wear a ring bc in mourning

Nicholas Schell, Joshua Brooks

Theodore Zielinski, Dominic Mirenda

Andrew Pinto (book)


Thomas Cipollo (mitre) Andrew Pinto (book)

Deacon Jesús Burgos

Deacon Jesús Burgos

seminarians venerate the cross

John McCabe, Father Chris Cooke