Holy Week

During Holy Week, Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Washington participate in sacred liturgies remembering the death of Christ and celebrating His resurrection on Easter Sunday.

We invite you to come worship with us at these sacred liturgies:

Palm Sunday, April 14 at 9:45 am
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Chrism Mass, April 15 at 7:00 pm
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Holy Thursday, April 18 at 5:30 pm
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Good Friday, April 19
12:00 pm: Reflection on the Lord’s Passion
1:00 pm: Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
4:00 pm: Liturgia de la Pasión de N.S. Jesucristo
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Easter Vigil, April 20 at 8:00 pm
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle

Easter Sunday, April 21st at noon
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Follow us on Facebook and Youtube to watch the live stream from 2019 Holy Week liturgies at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., and follow along on social media using #ADWholyweek.

 

Palm Sunday Mass

Chrism Mass

Text of Cardinal Wuerl’s Chrism Mass homily

Cardinal Wuerl’s Chrism Mass homily

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Easter Vigil Mass