HOLY WEEK AND THE SACRED PASCHAL TRIDUUM 2017

Triduum 3

  • PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD, APRIL 9, 2017

Confessions: In English and Spanish
9:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 5:30 PM (Basilica)
Masses:
Sat. April 8th – 5:15 PM Anticipated Mass (Basilica)
Sun. April 9th – 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM Procession and Solemn Mass (Basilica)
12:30 PM in Spanish (Chapel) and 6:30 PM (Basilica)
Palm will be distributed at all Masses.


  • Monday, April 10; Tuesday April 11; & Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    Confessions 11:00 AM (Basilica)
    Mass: 7:15 AM and 12:05 PM (Chapel)
  • Thursday of Holy Week, April 13, 2017
    Confessions: 1:00-3:00 PM (Basilica)
    Mass: 10:00 AM, Chrism Mass (Basilica)
    All parishioners are welcome to attend this Mass.

THE SACRED PASCAL TRIDUUM

  • HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017

7:30 PM, Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Basilica)
Adoration at the Repository continues until 11:00 PM (Chapel)
10:45 PM, Night Prayer in the Cathedral Chapel

  • GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2017

Confessions: 12:30-2:30 PM in the Basilica
The Basilica opens at 9:00 AM.
Good Friday is a universal day of fast and abstinence.
This Paschal Fast continues until the celebration of the Easter Vigil.

12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM, Meditations on the Passion of Christ in the Basilica
3:00 PM, Celebration of the Passion of the Lord in the Basilica
7:00 PM, Procesión con la Vía Crucis, Las Siete Palabras

  • HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017

The Basilica opens at 9:00 AM.
9:00 AM, Preparation Rites for the Elect (Basilica)
Confessions: 11:00 AM (Basilica)

  • EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD, APRIL 16, 2017

8:00 PM (April 15, 2017), Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
April 16, 2017  – 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM Solemn Mass, and 12:30 PM in English (Basilica)
2:00 PM in Spanish (Chapel)
There will be no 6:30 PM Mass on Easter Sunday.

For the home bound who would like to receive this Sacrament in their home for Easter, please call the Parish Office, 215-561-1313.

Resources for the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation can be found on the website of the Office for Divine Worship,http://www.odwphiladelphia.org/sacred-liturgy/archdiocesan-guidelines/