Cardinal Wilton Gregory to Celebrate Holy Week Masses

In the final week of Lent, Holy Week liturgies will take place safely in person and via livestream

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, will celebrate Holy Week Masses from the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington to mark the holiest week and the Easter Triduum in which Catholics commemorate the death and resurrection of Christ.

While these Masses allow for safe, limited in-person congregations, the Archdiocese continues to live-stream Masses on the Cathedral’s YouTube page, and on social media. Attendance at the Cathedral is limited to 150 people. Individual parishes throughout the archdiocese also continue to stream Masses and other prayers in multiple languages, including Spanish.

Here is the Holy Week Mass schedule with Cardinal Gregory (Eastern Time):

  • Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion | March 28 at 9:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. (en Español)
  • Chrism Mass | March 29 at 2 p.m.
  • Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday | April 1 at 5:30 p.m.
  • The Passion of the Lord on Good Friday | April 2: Seven Last Words at 12 p.m.; Good Friday at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. (en Español)
  • The Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday | April 3 at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday Mass | April 4 at 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. (on the National Shrine’s YouTube channel)

The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle is located at 1725 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036.

The full schedule, as well as programs and readings for the liturgies, may be found at: www.stmatthewscathedral.org/news/2021/03/holy-week-easter-2021

For more information, visit: adw.org/media-events/events/holy-week/.

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