Find it Fast: Holy Week and Easter Activities and Devotions from our Archives

Holy Week and Easter

A “cross of hope” on the front door. Courtesy of Elizabeth and Joseph McKibben All rights reserved. Used with permission.

How will you and your family observe Holy Week when you can’t attend Mass and the Good Friday service? We’ve searched our archives for Holy Week activities families can do while sheltering at home, plus some food for the soul.

Be sure to visit our Sunday Gospel Activities page for free printable puzzles, coloring pages, and more.


3 Ways to Honor the Triduum from Home (With Kids!)

Lenten Activities for Children

Keeping Holy Week Sacred Amidst the Hullabaloo

50 Ways to Celebrate the 50 Days of Easter With Your Children

The Scriptural Way of the Cross

19 Catholic Ways to Celebrate Easter All Season Long

Getting the Most out of the Rest of Lent

Add a Pinch of Wonder

Three Ways to Cultivate Silence During Holy Week

Resurrection Cookies


Whose feet are you being called to wash?

Stumbling Through the Gravel

Turning Fear into Easter Faith

Washing Feet: A Mother’s Humble Service United in Prayer

God of All Comfort by Heidi Hess Saxton

Who made the crown of thorns?

Our Sorrowful Mother on Good Friday

Martha or Mary? On Choosing the Better Part

Little Moments of a Mother’s Heart

Copyright 2020 Barb Szyszkiewicz, OFS


About Author

Barb Szyszkiewicz is a wife, mom of 3 young adults, and a Secular Franciscan. She is editor at Barb enjoys writing, cooking, and reading, and is a music minister at her parish and an avid Notre Dame football and basketball fan. Find her blog at FranciscanMom and her family’s favorite recipes with nutrition information for diabetics at Cook and Count.

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