Header - Holy Week 2023


PALM SUNDAY - April 2nd, 2023
9:00am Messa delle Palme (in italiano)
10:30am Palm Sunday Mass (in English)
12:00pm Ge'ez Rite Mass for Palm Sunday
HOLY MONDAY - April 3rd, 2023
  No Mass on this day
HOLY TUESDAY - April 4th, 2023
8:30am Daily Mass / Messa Feriale
11:00am Chrism Mass / Messa del Crisma
at St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica
  In this annual celebration, the priests of the Archdiocese gather with their bishops to renew their commitment to service in God's Church.
The Archbishop blesses the Holy Oils (Oil for Catechumens, Sacred Chrism, and Oil for the Anointing of the Sick).
These oils are then distributed to all the parishes in the Archdiocese.
HOLY WEDNESDAY - April 5th, 2023
8:30am Daily Mass / Messa Feriale
HOLY THURSDAY - April 6th, 2023
7:30pm Liturgy of the Lord's Supper / Messa «in cœna Domini»
  The church will remain open until 10:00pm, welcoming the faithful in prayer and adoration.
The Italian Rosary Group will lead prayers throughout the evening with appropriate intervals for private prayer and meditation.
  Donation of flowers is appreciated to decorate our Blessed Sacrament and the church.
GOOD FRIDAY - April 7th, 2023
  This is a day of fasting and abstinence.
During the liturgies, there will be a special collection for the needs of the Church in the Holy Land.
2:00pm Celebrazione della Passione del Signore (in italiano)
3:30pm Celebration of the Lord's Passion (in English)
HOLY SATURDAY - April 8th, 2023
8:00pm Solemn Easter Vigil / Veglia Pasquale
  There will be celebrations of Baptisms and Confirmations for adults joining the Catholic faith.
EASTER SUNDAY - April 9th, 2023
9:00am Messa per il giorno della Risurrezione del Signore (in italiano)
10:30am Mass for the Solemn Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord (in English)
  There will be Baptisms for children joining the Catholic faith.