Parramatta Diocese 2015 Holy Week & Easter Celebrations

18/03/2015

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2015 Holy Week & Easter Celebrations for Parishes and Migrant Communities within the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta are now available on the Diocesan Site.

For all Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday celebrations in your local Catholic community, visit our Easter Mass Times page.

St Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Marist Place Parramatta Holy Week & Easter Celebrations:

Saturday 28 March

Palm Sunday Vigil Mass

6pm

Palm Sunday 29 March

Masses

8am

9.30am

Blessing & Procession of Palms & Solemn Mass - morning

(Procession starts in the Cloister. Followed by Solemn Mass)

11am

Blessing & Procession of Palms & Mass - evening

(Procession starts at Parramatta Town Hall and proceeds to St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta. Followed by Mass at 6pm)  

5.15pm (departs at 5.30pm) 

Palm Sunday Mass

(followed by World Youth Day celebrations)

6pm

Monday 30 March

Office of Tenebrae 

7.30pm

A Liturgy of Darkness and Shadows with Scripture and Psalms. Music sung by the Cathedral Schola.

Holy Wednesday 1 April

Mass of Holy Chrism

7.30pm

Everyone is invited to celebrate the Chrism Mass with Bishop Emeritus Kevin Manning, the priests, deacons and faithful. Bishop Kevin will bless the Oil of the Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick, and consecrate the Oil of Chrism. Bishop Kevin and the priests will renew their commitment to priestly service.

Holy Thursday 2 April

Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper

7.30pm

Good Friday 3 April

Sung Lauds (Morning Prayer)

9.30am

Stations of the Cross

10am

Solemn Commemoration of the Lord's Passion

3pm

Overnight Walk & Talk with the Lord

(from St Patrick’s Church in Blacktown to St Patrick’s Cathedral.)

10pm

Holy Saturday 4 April

Overnight Walk & Talk with the Lord

(concludes at St Patrick’s Cathedral.)

7.30am

Rite of Catholic Initiation for Adults 

10am 

Easter Vigil with Apostolic Blessing

7pm

Easter Sunday 5 April

Masses

8am    

9.30am    

11am (Solemn Mass with Cathedral Choir)

6pm

Full Easter Program: www.stpatscathedral.com.au


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