Holy Week schedule in Madison, Rome Print E-mail
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Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011 -- 12:00 AM

Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday, April 17, continuing through Easter Sunday on April 24.

Diocese of Madison

Bishop Robert C. Morlino, bishop of Madison, will be celebrating the following Masses and liturgies:

• Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday, April 17, 11 a.m. — Mass with Blessing of Palms and Procession at St. Patrick Church in Madison (begins in narthex adjoining church)

• Tuesday of Holy Week, April 19, 7:30 p.m. — Chrism Mass at St. Maria Goretti Church, Madison

• Wednesday of Holy Week, April 20, 7:30 p.m. — Tenebrae at St. Patrick Church

• Holy Thursday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. — Mass of the Lord’s Supper at St. Patrick Church

• Good Friday, April 22, 3 p.m. —Good Friday Liturgy at St. Patrick Church

• Holy Saturday, April 23, 8 p.m. —Easter Vigil at St. Patrick Church

•Easter Sunday, April 24, 11 a.m. —Easter Mass at St. Patrick Church

Holy See

In Rome, Pope Benedict XVI will also be celebrating the following Holy Week liturgies (with local time in parenthesis):

• Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday, April 17, 9:30 a.m. (2:30 a.m. CT) — The blessing of palms, procession, and Mass will begin in St. Peter’s Square

• Holy Thursday, April 21, 9:30 a.m. (2:30 a.m. CT) — Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica

• Holy Thursday, April 21, 5:30 p.m. (10:30 a.m. CT) — Mass of the Last Supper at the Basilica of St. John Lateran

• Good Friday, April 22, 5 p.m. (10 a.m. CT) — Mass of the Lord’s Passion in St. Peter’s Basilica

• Good Friday, April 22, 9:15 p.m. (2:15 p.m. CT) — Way of the Cross at the Colosseum

• Holy Saturday, April 23, 9 p.m. (2 p.m. CT) —Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica

• Easter Sunday, April 24, 10:15 a.m. (3:15 a.m. CT) — Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square

• Easter Sunday, April 24, 12 noon (5 a.m. CT) — Pope Benedict XVI imparts the traditional blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city of Rome and the world) from the central loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica

Coverage of events in Rome can be found on cable channel EWTN,, and on Vatican television at

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