Holy Week Calendar 2021
Saturday March 27: Vigil of Palm Sunday at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday March 28: PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION
- Sunday Mass at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
- Procession into the church by priest alone and the blessing of the palms
Tuesday March 30: MASS OF CHRISM: 2:00 p.m., at the Cathedral
- The Mass of Chrism is concelebrated by the Archbishop with his priests who renew their promises. It is a sign of the unity and communion of the priests with their Bishop. The holy oils are blessed during this Mass.
Holy Thursday April 1: 7:00 p.m.: MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER
- Night Watch/ Eucharistic Adoration begins after Mass until 10:00 p.m.
- This is a time of prayer and meditation with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Good Friday April 2: CELEBRATION OF THE LORD’S PASSION
- 3:00 pm Veneration of the cross and Communion service
- 7:00 p.m. Veneration of the Cross and Communion service
- Universal Day of Fast (age 18 to 60) & Abstinence (over the age of 14)
Holy Saturday April 3: 8:30 p.m.: THE EASTER VIGIL
The Easter Vigil begins with the blessing of the Easter fire and, Liturgy of the word, Celebration of Baptism, Confirmation and Liturgy of the Eucharist.
Easter Sunday April 4: SOLEMNITY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD
Masses will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.