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Cathedral Holy Week Schedule

Posted on April 10, 2022 in: Events, Lent

Cathedral Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week Masses for the Cathedral of Saint Patrick

Masses will be live-streamed as indicated by *
NorwichDiocese.org/Masses
 

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord
April 10
7:30am + 9am + 10:30am* + 5pm
Vigil Saturday April 9th

 

Chrism Mass
Tuesday, April 12
10:30am*
No 12pm Mass

 

Holy Thursday
Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

April 14
Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7pm*
Confessions Following Service

 

Good Friday 
The Passion of the Lord
April 15
3pm*
Confessions Following Service
Stations of the Cross in the Cathedral at 6pm 

 

Holy Saturday
April 16
Confessions 10-11am only


Easter Vigil Mass
8pm*

 

Easter Sunday
The Resurrection of the Lord

April 17
7:30am + 9am* + 10:30am + 5pm

 


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