Holy Week & Easter 2018

Holy Week & Easter 2018

The week between Passion Sunday and Easter Sunday is the most sacred of the church year, and will be celebrated in solemn fashion in Galway Cathedral.

See also: Music listings; Confessions during Holy Week; Masses after Easter

Passion Sunday

Sunday 25 March 2018

Mass on Saturday at 18:00, and on Sunday at 09.00, 10:00, 11:00 (Cathedral Choir), 12:30 and 18:00.

Holy Thursday

Thursday 29 March 2018

Chrism Mass at 11:00, celebrated by Bishop Kelly and all the priests of the diocese.

Mass of the Lord's Supper at 20:00. The Blessed Sacrament will be carried in procession to the Altar of Repose afterwards, and the Cathedral will remain open for adoration until 22:00.

Good Friday

Friday 30 March 2018

Commemoration of the Lord's Passion at 15:00.

Stations of the Cross tableau at 20:00.

Holy Saturday

Saturday 31 March 2018

Easter Vigil at 21:00.

Easter Sunday

Sunday 1 April 2018

Mass at 09:00, 10:00, 11:00 (Cathedral Choir) & 12:30; no evening Mass