Monday of Holy Week, including Chrism Mass & Blessing of Oils

Mon., March 21, 2016 (All day) ·


Schedule for Monday of Holy Week

  • 7:00am: Mass
  • 7:30am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 8:00am: Mass
  • 11:00am to Noon Confessions (4 confessors)
  • 12:10pm: Mass
  • 1:00pm to 6:00pm: The Cathedral is closed & reopens at 6:00pm
  • 7:00pm: Chrism Mass & Blessing of Oils, Donald Cardinal Wuerl, celebrant, concelebrated by the priests of the Archdiocese (choir)

Chrism Mass

The Chrism Mass for the Archdiocese of Washington will be celebrated at St. Matthew’s Cathedral on Monday, March 21 at 7pm. Donald Cardinal Wuerl will be the celebrant at this very special Mass during which priests of the Archdiocese will renew their ordination promises and the sacramental oils for the year will be blessed. The Cathedral will close after the 12:10pm Mass and reopen [title]at 6pm. All are welcome.