Schedule of Worship Services

Today's Readings

Special Schedule Notes

Confessions During Holy Week

During Holy Week, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available as follows: 

11am­ to Noon—Monday of Holy Week, April 14; Wednesday of Holy Week, April 16; Holy Thursday, April 17; Good Friday, April 18; Holy Saturday, April 19 (no Confessions at regularly scheduled time of 4‐5pm on Holy Saturday). 
6:15 ­to 7:15pm—Wednesday of Holy Week, April 16 (Confessions before the 7:30pm Tenebræ service).
12:10pm—Tuesday of Holy Week, April 15 during St. Matthew's Lenten Communal Penance Service, Come Home For Easter (en español - Vuelve a Casa por Pascua).

The Paschal Triduum

Holy Thursday, April 17

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) (7 confessors)
  • 12:10pm: Mass of The Lord’s Supper, Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson, V.F. (Contemporary Choir)
  • 5:30pm: Solemn Mass Of The Lord's SupperDonald Cardinal Wuerl(Schola Cantorum)
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10PM
  • 9:45pm:  Night Prayer

Good Friday, April 18

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) (8 confessors)
  • Noon: Reflections on the Lord's Passion (Rev. J. Cletus Kiley, Schola Cantorum)
  • 1:00pm: Liturgy of the Lord's PassionDonald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)
  • 4:00pm: Liturgia de la Pasión de N.S. Jesucristo, Adoración de la Santa Cruz, Y Santa Comunión, Bishop Francisco González, S.F.
  • 7:30pm: Stations of the Cross (in English)

Holy Saturday, April 19

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) (4 confessors)
  • Noon to 7:00pm: No Masses during the day. The Cathedral is closed & reopens at 7:00pm
  • 8:00pm: Easter Vigil Mass, Donald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)

Solemnity of the Resurrection of The Lord,
April 20


  • 7:00am - Rev. Ismael N. Ayala
  • 8:30am - Rev. John J. Hurley (cantor)
  • 10:00am (English) - Donald Cardinal Wuerl (Schola Cantorum)
  • 11:30am - Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson (interpreted for the deaf)
  • 1:00pm - Rev. Rafael Barbieri (en español)
  • 5:30pm - Very Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS (Contemporary Choir)

Regular Schedule of Masses, Confessions, Prayers and Devotions


Liturgy of
the Hours




  • Saturday Vigil 5:30pm (cantor and organ)
  • 7:00am
  • 8:30am (cantor and organ)
  • 10:00am Latin - Ordinary Form (Schola Cantorum and organ*)
  • 11:30am (interpreted for the deaf; Schola Cantorum and organ*)
  • 1:00pm Spanish (Spanish Choir, instruments, piano and organ)
  • 5:30pm (Contemporary Choir, except for Summer Ordinary Time)

* except for Winter and Summer Ordinary Time when the Schola is on hiatus


  • 7:00am (not celebrated from July 5 through and including September 5)
  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm
  • 5:30pm


  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm

Federal Holidays (doors open at 7:30am and close at 1:00pm)

  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm

Holy Days

  • 5:30pm vigil (cantor)
  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am
  • 11:00am (cantor)
  • 12:10pm (cantor)
  • 5:30pm (cantor)
  • 7:00pm (en español, con cantor)

Liturgy of the Hours 

Morning Prayer

Monday through Friday at 7:30am (St. Anthony Chapel)

Sacrament of Reconciliation(Confessions)


11:00am-12:00pm (except Holy Days and Federal Holidays)




Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

First Friday of each month (12:45pm-5:15pm)
Third Monday of each mon