Schedule of Worship Services

Schedule for Mass, Prayer, Confession, and Devotions

Today's Readings

Lenten Notes    

Lenten Brochure Our Lenten 2015 brochure lists the schedule of all of our liturgies, lectures, music and other Cathedral events during the holy season of Lent through Easter Sunday. Click here (en español) for print format and here for display format.   

Wednesday Evening Confessions During Lent - The Light is On - On Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8pm, confessions are available in English and Spanish. To find confession times at other parishes and for additional resources visit http://www.TheLightisOn.org

Stations of the Cross – The Stations of the Cross in the form adopted by St.  John Paul II are prayed each Friday during Lent in English at 6pm, each Sunday during Lent in Spanish at 2:15pm, and on Good Friday at 7:30pm. 


Palm Sunday, March 29 

Masses with the Distribution of Palms

  • 5:30pm (March 28 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)
  • 1:00pm - Rev. Rafael Barbieri (en español)
  • 5:30pm - Very Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS (Contemporary Choir)

Monday of Holy Week, March 30

  • 7:00am: Mass
  • 7:30am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 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 1

Wednesday of Holy Week, April 2

  • 7:00am: Mass
  • 7:30am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 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 2

  • 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 3

  • 9:00am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) 
  • 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, Rev. Rafael Barbieri
  • 7:30pm: Stations of the Cross (in English) 

Holy Saturday, April 4 

  • 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) 

Solemnity of the Resurrection of The Lord, April 5 

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)

 

Regular Schedule of Masses, Confessions, Prayers and Devotions

 

Masses

Sundays (the Cathedral opens at 6:30am)

  • 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

Weekdays (the Cathedral opens at 6:30am)

  • 7:00am (not celebrated from July 1 through and including August 30)
  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm
  • 5:30pm

Saturdays (the Cathedral opens at 7:30am)

  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm

Federal Holidays (the Cathedral opens at 7:30am and closes at 1:00pm)

  • 8:00am
  • 12:10pm

Holy Days

  • 5:30pm vigil (cantor)
  • 7:00am
  • 8:00am
  • 11:00am (cantor) (No 11am Mass on August 15, 2014, the Solemnity of the Assumption)
  • 12:10pm (cantor)
  • 5:30pm (cantor)
  • 7:00pm (en español, con cantor)

 

Liturgy of the Hours 

Morning Prayer

Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30am (St. Anthony Chapel)

 

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)

Weekdays

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

Saturdays

4:00pm-5:00pm

 

Devotions

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

First Friday of each month (12:45pm-5:15pm)
Third Monday of each month (6:00pm-7:00pm with confessions)

Reparation to the Blessed Virgin

First Saturday of each month at 12:10pm

St. Anthony Novena

Tuesdays after 5:30pm Mass

Miraculous Medal Novena

Wednesdays after 5:30pm Mass

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