Holy Week and Easter 2022

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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. See St. Matthew's updated Covid-19 protocols.


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Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, April 10

Masses with the distribution of palms:

The Cathedral opens at 6:30am and closes at 7:00pm.

  • 5:30pm (Saturday, April 9 Vigil) (Cantor & organ)
  • 7:00am
  • 9:00am (Cantor & organ) 
  • † 11:00am (Schola Cantorum) Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington 
     Archdiocese of Washington YouTube | ProgramReadings       
  • 1:00pm (en español), Most Rev. Mario E. Dorsonville, Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (Coro Hispano) 
    Catedral YouTube | Programa | Lecturas
  • 2:00pm Via Crucis (en español) (después de la Misa en español a la 1pm)
  • 5:30pm (Contemporary Choir)

Monday of Holy Week, April 11

Tuesday of Holy Week, April 12

Wednesday of Holy Week, April 13

  • 7:00am The Cathedral opens.
  • 7:30am | Mass
  • 11:00am - 12 Noon | Confessions and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
  • 12:10pm | Mass 
  • 5:30pm | Mass
  • 6:15 - 7:00pm | Confessions
  • 7:30pm | Liturgy of Tenebrae (Schola Cantorum) (The Cathedral closes immediately after the service.) 

Holy Thursday, April 14

Good Friday, April 15

Holy Saturday, April 16

  • 8:00am The Cathedral opens.
  • 9:00am | Morning Prayer in the St. Anthony Chapel
  • 11:00am - 12 Noon | Confessions
  • The Cathedral closes at 12Noon and reopens at  7:00pm.
  • 8:00pm | Easter Vigil, Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington (Schola Cantorum) (The Cathedral closes immediately after the Vigil).
    Archdiocese of Washington YouTube | Program | Readings

Easter Sunday, April 17

The Cathedral opens at 6:30am and closes at 7:00pm.

† Interpreted for the Deaf

Penn Parking Garage Hours:
April 10, Palm Sunday 9:00am – 3:00pm
April 11, Monday of Holy Week 7:00am - 7:00pm
April 12, Tuesday of Holy Week 7:00am - 7:00pm
April 13, Wednesday of Holy Week 7:00am - 9:00pm
April 14, Holy Thursday 7:00am - 8:00pm
April 15, Good Friday 7:00am - 8:30pm
April 16, Holy Saturday 6:30pm – 11:00pm
April 17, Easter Sunday 8:00am – 3:30pm