Holy Week & Easter 2021

March 9, 2021
All are most welcome to join us in the Cathedral for Holy Week and Easter, or via the livestreams where available. Liturgies are open to the public, with a 150-person maximum attendance and no reservations taken. The exception is the Chrism Mass, which we are unable to open to the public due to the attendance limitation. Face coverings are required in the Cathedral and social distancing is observed. 

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, March 28, 2021 

The Cathedral opens 45 minutes before each Mass and closes immediately after each Mass.

Watch the 10am Mass livestream on the Cathedral YouTube channel. Ver la transmisión en vivo de la Misa de la 1pm en el canal de YouTube de la Catedral.

Monday of Holy Week, March 29, 2021

Watch the Chrism Mass livestream on the Cathedral YouTube channel. See the Chrism Mass program.

Tuesday of Holy Week, March 30, 2021

Wednesday of Holy Week, March 31, 2021

  • 11:30am The Cathedral opens.
  • 11:30am | Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
  • 12:10pm | Mass (The Cathedral closes immediately after Mass.)
  • 6:45pm The Cathedral reopens.
  • 7:30pm | Liturgy of Tenebrae (Schola quartet) (The Cathedral closes immediately after the service.)
    Cathedral YouTube | Program

Watch the Tenebrae service livestream on the Cathedral YouTube channel.

Holy Thursday, April 1

Good Friday, April 2

Holy Saturday, April 3

During the Vigil, the Sacraments of Initiation will be celebrated
with 16 RCIA members.
Elect for Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist: 
Matthew Eichner; Megan McArdle; Roberto Rios; and Jillian Shen
Candidates for Full Communion:
Gayahtu Fahnbulleh; Cory Garcell; Kirsten Gearheart; Autiyonna Johnson; Scott Leath; Elizabeth McDonough; Kyle Noyes; Sadie Sherrill; and Matt Szambelan
Roman Catholics completing Sacraments of Confirmation and First Eucharist: 
Francisco Bonilla; Alena Ramirez; and Dabie Tsai

Easter Sunday, April 4


The Cathedral opens 45 minutes before each Mass and closes immediately after each Mass.

† Interpreted for the deaf

Penn Parking Garage hours:
Palm Sunday, March 28 - 9:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday, March 31 - 7:00am - 9:00pm
Holy Thursday, April 1 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
Good Friday, April 2 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
Holy Saturday, April 3 - 6:30pm – 11:00pm
Easter Sunday, April 4 - 8:00am – 3:30pm


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