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Holy Week & Easter 2022

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: Confession during Holy Week; Music Listings

Palm Sunday

Sunday 10 April 2022

Mass on Saturday at 6:00pm, and on Sunday at 9:00am (Gaeilge), 10:30am (Cathedral Choir), 12:30pm and 6:00pm.

Holy Thursday

Thursday 14 April 2022

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

Mass of the Lord's Supper at 8:00pm. The Blessed Sacrament will be carried in procession to the Altar of Repose afterwards, and the Cathedral will remain open for adoration until Night Prayer at 10:50pm.

Good Friday

Friday 15 April 2022

Morning Prayer at 10:45am.

Commemoration of the Lord's Passion at 3:00pm.

Stations of the Cross at 8:00pm.

Holy Saturday

Saturday 16 April 2022

Morning Prayer at 10:45am.

Easter Vigil at 9:00pm.

Easter Sunday

Sunday 17 April 2022

Mass at 9:00am (Gaeilge), 10:30am and 12:30pm (no evening mass).

Easter Week

Monday - Friday, 18-22 April 2022

There is mass at 11:00am only on these days. Our normal mass schedule resumes on Saturday 23 April.