Holy Week and Easter

EasterPalm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, April 14

Masses with the distribution of palms:

5:30pm (Saturday, April 13), 7am, 8:30am (cantor), 9:45am Blessing of Palms followed by Mass at 10 (Cardinal Donald Wuerl)(choir), † 11:30am (choir), 1pm Blessing of Palms followed by Mass (en Español), 5:30pm (contemporary choir)

Monday of Holy Week, April 15

  • 7am: Mass
  • 8am: Mass
  • 11am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish)
  • 12:10pm: Mass
  • 1pm to 6pm: The Cathedral closes at 1pm and reopens at 6pm
  • 7pm: Chrism Mass & Blessing of Oils (Cardinal Donald Wuerl) (choir)

Tuesday of Holy Week, April 16

Wednesday of Holy Week, April 17

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

The Paschal Triduum 

Holy Thursday, April 18

  • 8am: The Cathedral opens
  • 9am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish) 
  • 12:10pm: Mass of The Lord’s Supper (Contemporary Choir)
  • 5:30pm: Solemn Mass Of The Lord's Supper (Cardinal Donald Wuerl) (Schola Cantorum)
  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10pm
  • 9:45pm:  Night Prayer 
  • 10pm: The Cathedral closes

Good Friday of the Lord's Passion, April 19

Holy Saturday, April 20 

  • 8am: The Cathedral opens.
  • 9am: Morning Prayer, St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11am to Noon: Confessions (English & Spanish)
  • Noon to 7pm: No Masses during the day. The Cathedral closes at Noon and reopens at 7pm.
  • † 8pm: Easter Vigil Mass (Cardinal Donald Wuerl) (Schola Cantorum)  Reception following in the North Conference Room

Easter Sunday, Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord,
April 21 
Masses 

7am, 8:30am (cantor), 10am (Cardinal Donald Wuerl) (choir),
† 11:30am (choir), 1pm (en Español), 5:30 (contemporary choir)

The rectory office is closed Easter Sunday, April 21, and Easter Monday, April 22.

† Interpreted for the deaf