Holy Week Schedule - Around the Diocese & on Television
All are Invited to the Chrism Mass
As part of Holy Week, on April 15 at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens, the Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of the Diocese of Palm Beach, will celebrate the traditional Catholic Chrism Mass with priests from the Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach. During the Chrism Mass, Bishop Barbarito will bless the three oils* that will be used for sacramental purposes during the next year throughout all of the diocese’s 53 churches and missions. In addition to the blessing, the priests will renew their vows and those with significant ordination anniversaries will be recognized.
The diocese invites all to attend this Mass. Due to its popularity, we strongly suggest arriving early at the Cathedral.
For questions please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-775-9529
Bishop Barbarito's Holy Week Schedule
Bishop Barbarito will attend the following at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens:
Friday, April 18:
Saturday, April 19:
The Diocese of Palm Beach's pretaped Easter Mass will air on Easter Sunday Morning, April 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on ION Television Network (on most local cable systems it is Channel 8). This is the channel that normally airs the diocese's weekly Sunday morning half-hour Mass.
Bishop Barbarito is the celebrant of the Mass. Choir members from St. John Fisher Church in West Palm Beach provide liturgical song.
The Diocese of Palm Beach produces a weekly half-hour Sunday Mass that is regularly shown on ION from 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Holy Week Scheduled Events at the Cathedral
View Holy Week Schedules for Other Parishes (as supplied to the diocesan Office of Communications)
Solemn Mass of Palm Sunday from Rome with Pope Francis
Pope Francis celebrates the Solemn Mass of Palm Sunday, followed by the Angelus live from Vatican City.
Time: Sunday, April 13 Live at 3:30 AM; Replay 8:00 PM
Chrism Mass in Rome with Pope Francis
Pope Francis celebrates the Chrism Mass, live from Rome.
Time: Thursday, April 17 Live at 3:30 AM; Replay is 11:30 AM
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
The Solemn Celebration of the Lord's Passion with Pope Francis, live from Vatican City.
Time: Friday, April 18 Live at 11:00 AM; Replay is Saturday, April 19 at 12:00 AM
The Way of the Cross from Rome
Pope Benedict XVI presides over The Stations of the Cross, from the Coliseum in Rome.
Time: Friday, April 18 Live at 8:00 PM; Replay is Saturday, April 19 at 3:00 AM
Easter Vigil Mass from Rome
Pope Francis celebrates the Easter Vigil Mass, live from Rome.
Time: Saturday, April 19 Live at 2:30 PM; Replay is Sunday, April 20 at 12:00 AM
Solemn Mass of Easter from Rome
Pope Francis celebrates the Solemn Mass of Easter from St. Peter's Square.
Time: Sunday, April 20 Live at 4:00 AM; Replay is Sunday, April 20 at 7:00 PM
Urbi Et Orbi Message and Blessing – Easter
From St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City, Pope Francis gives the traditional Easter message and blessing, Urbi et Orbi, to the city of Rome and to the world.
Time: Sunday, April 20, Live at 6:00 AM; Replay is Sunday, April 20 at 6:00 PM and Monday, April 21 at 3:30 AM
EWTN will also air the following televised Masses from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C.:
Easter Vigil Mass (BNSIC)
From the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. with Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, Celebrant and Homilist.
Time: Saturday, April 19 at 8:00 PM
Easter Sunday Mass (BNSIC)
Live from Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
Time: Sunday, April 20 at 12:00 PM