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March 27, 2015 - Holy Week 2015, Cardinal, CatholicTV and Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Archdiocese of Boston

Following is the Holy Week schedule for the Cardinal, CatholicTV and the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.  Please be advised that given the solemnity of the week the Cardinal will not be conducting interviews.  As his homilies become available we will post the texts.   Thank you.
 
Palm Sunday – March 29
4:30 PM           Vigil Mass on Saturday Evening (Lower Church)
8:00 AM           Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
9:30 AM           Mass in Spanish
11:00 AM         Latin Mass in Extraordinary Form (Lower Church)
11:30 AM         Solemn Mass with Blessing of the Palms
11:30 AM         Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Francis at the Vatican (CatholicTV | CatholicTV.com)
 
Tuesday of Holy Week – March 31
11:00 AM            Chrism Mass with Cardinal Seán O’Malley (broadcast live on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com | Rebroadcast at 4 PM)
Wednesday of Holy Week – April 1
6:30–8PM          Confessions
7:30 PM            Office of Tenebrae 
Holy Thursday - April 2
7:30 PM             Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Cardinal Seán (broadcast live on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com)
11:30 PM           Sung Night Prayer (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
 
Good Friday - April 3
9:00 AM           Morning Prayer (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
12 Noon           Live Stations of the Cross through the streets of the South End
3:00 PM           Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion with Cardinal Seán (broadcast live on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com)
5:00 PM           Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion - Pope Francis at the Vatican on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com
7:00 PM           Liturgy in Spanish with Cardinal Seán (Main Cathedral)
7:30 PM           Veneration of the Cross and Mass of the Pre-Sanctified (Lower Church)
Holy Saturday – April 4
9:00 AM          Morning Prayer (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
8:00 PM          Solemn Vigil of Easter with Blessing of Fire and Celebration of the Easter Sacraments – with Cardinal Seán  (broadcast live on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com)
Easter Sunday – April 5
8:00 AM           Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
8:00 AM           Easter Mass in Spanish with Cardinal Sean (broadcast on CatholicTV and CatholicTV.com)
9:30 AM           Mass for Families (Lower Church)
9:30 AM           Mass in Spanish
11:00 AM         Latin Mass in Extraordinary Form (Lower Church)
11:30 AM         Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection with Cardinal Seán
12 noon           Easter Mass with Pope Francis at the Vatican (broadcast on CatholicTV CatholicTV.com)
Coverage from the Archdiocese:
 
Follow the Cardinal during Holy Week.  George Martell will be photoblogging throughout the week.  Please visit https://www.flickr.com/photos/bostoncatholic.
 
For complete coverage of Holy Week in the Archdiocese of Boston and from the Vatican please visit http://www.thebostonpilot.com/.  
 
About the Archdiocese of Boston: The Diocese of Boston was founded on April 8, 1808 and was elevated to Archdiocese in 1875. Currently serving the needs of 1.8 million Catholics, the Archdiocese of Boston is an ethnically diverse and spiritually enriching faith community consisting of 289 parishes, across 144 communities, educating approximately 42,000 students in its Catholic schools and 156,000 in religious education classes each year, ministering to the needs of 200,000 individuals through its pastoral and social service outreach.   Mass is celebrated in nearly twenty different languages each week. For more information, please visit  www.BostonCatholic.org.
 
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