Feast of the Five Sacred Wounds

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One of the seven Offices of the Mysteries of the Passion of Christ. It has been celebrated in various countries and religious orders since the 14th century. In 1831 it was adopted by the Passionists and the city of Rome and since then by a number of dioceses and religious communities, to be celebrated on the Friday after the Third Sunday of Lent.

MLA Citation

  • “Feast of the Five Sacred Wounds”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 December 2018. Web. 10 May 2021. <>