The Resurrection of the Lord

Holy Week and Easter at the Cathedral

Palm Sunday, April 9

Masses with the Distribution of Palms

  • 5:30pm (April 8 Vigil) - Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson (cantor)
  • 7:00am - Rev. Ismael N. Ayala
  • 8:30am - Rev. John J. Hurley (cantor)
  • 9:45am Blessing of Palms - Donald Cardinal Wuerl
  • 10:00am - Donald Cardinal Wuerl
  • 11:30am - Rev. Msgr. W. Ronald Jameson (Schola Cantorum) (Interpreted for the deaf)
  • 1:00pm - Most Rev. Mario E. Dorsonville (en español)
  • 5:30pm - Very Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS (Contemporary Choir)

Monday of Holy Week, April 10

  • 7:00am: Mass
  • 8:00am: Mass
  • 11:00am to Noon Confessions (English & Spanish)
  • 12:10pm: Mass
  • 1:00pm to 6:00pm: The Cathedral is closed & reopens at 6:00pm
  • 7:00pm: Chrism Mass & Blessing of OilsDonald Cardinal Wuerl, celebrant, concelebrated by the priests of the Archdiocese (choir)

Tuesday of Holy Week, April 11

Wednesday of Holy Week, April 12

  • 7:00am: Mass
  • 8:00am: Mass
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions 
  • 12:10pm: Mass
  • 5:30pm: Mass
  • 6:15pm to 7:15pm: Confessions 
  • 7:30pm: Tenebræ (choir)

The Paschal Triduum 

Holy Thursday, April 13

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) )
  • 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 14

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) 
  • Noon: Reflections on the Lord's Passion (Rev. James Martin, S.J. editor at large of America magazine and author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage and The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, with the 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, Most Rev. Mario E. Dorsonville (en español)
  • 7:30pm: Stations of the Cross (in English) 

Holy Saturday, April 15 

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish)
  • 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) 

Easter Sunday, Solemnity of the Resurrection of The Lord, April 16 

Masses 

  • 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)