Holy Week & Easter 2017

Please see below the Service and Confession times for Holy Week and Easter 2017. Archbishop Peter Smith is the main celebrant at services shown in red. The Cathedral's normal Mass & Confession timetable resumes on Tuesday 25 April. Click here to download the full detailed booklet (pdf).


Sunday 9 April – PALM SUNDAY
Mass (Sat 6pm), 8am, 10am (Family), 1pm (Spanish), 6pm
Solemn Mass 11.30am beginning in Amigo Hall followed by the procession
Stations of the Cross 5pm

Monday 10 April
Mass 7.30am, 12.30pm
Confessions 11.15am-12.15pm

Tuesday 11 April
Mass 7.30am, 12.30pm
Confessions 11.15am-12.15pm
The Cathedral will close at 1.30pm to allow for preparations for the Chrism Mass.

Wednesday 12 April
Chrism Mass 11.30am     
No Confessions
The Cathedral will close at 4pm.

Thursday 13 April – MAUNDY THURSDAY
Morning Prayer 9am
Mass of the Lord's Supper 7.30pm with Mandatum - the washing of feet
Watching at the Altar of Repose After Mass ending with Night Prayer 11.45pm.
No Confessions

Friday 14 April – GOOD FRIDAY
Morning Prayer 9am        
Children's Stations of the Cross 10am   
Ecumenical Walk of Witness from Imperial War Museum 10.15am
Celebración de la Pasión del Señor (Español) 11am       
Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord 3pm             
Confessions 10.30am-12.30pm

Saturday 15 April – HOLY SATURDAY
Morning Prayer 9am
Confessions 11am-1pm
The Easter Vigil 8.30pm begins outside the main entrance with the Service of Light 

Sunday 16 April – EASTER SUNDAY 
Mass 8am, 11.30am (Solemn), 1pm (Spanish), 6pm
Family Mass 10am celebrated by Archbishop Peter Smith

Monday 17 April - Friday 21 April – EASTER WEEK
Mass 12.30pm  No other Mass during the day.
Monday: Cathedral open from 10am-1.30pm. Tuesday-Friday: Cathedral open from 10am-4pm. 

Saturday 22 April – EASTER SATURDAY
The Cathedral opens at 10am.
Mass 12.30pm, 6pm (Vigil)
Confessions 11.15am-12.15pm, 5-5.50pm
St George’s Festival is held today, please see details in the Cathedral.

Mass 8am, 10am (Family), 11.30am (Solemn),1pm (Spanish), 6pm

Monday 24 April – ST GEORGE’S DAY Patronal Solemnity (Transferred)
Mass 7.30am, 12.30pm, 6.30pm (Solemn Sung)
The 6.30pm Mass is followed by a reception in the Amigo Hall.



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