Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama will begin Holy Week with the celebration of Mass on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Spanish at 8:30 a.m., and in English at 10:30 a.m. Find additional Palm Sunday Mass times.
On Tuesday, April 16, Bishop Zarama will be the celebrant and homilist at the annual chrism Mass at 2 p.m., which will also be streamed live on the Diocese of Raleigh YouTube channel.
During the chrism Mass, diocesan priests renew their priestly vows together with their fellow priests and other representatives from the 96 parishes, campus ministries and mission churches in the Diocese of Raleigh. Bishop Zarama blesses the holy oils and sacred chrism, which will be used across the diocese throughout the year for sacraments such as baptism, confirmation and anointing of the sick.
The evening of Holy Thursday marks the end of Lent and the beginning of the Easter Triduum. Though chronologically lasting three days, the Easter Triduum is liturgically one day, celebrating the unity of Christ’s paschal mystery through the unfolding of the passion, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus.
The Easter Triduum Mass schedule at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral is as follows:
Holy Thursday, April 18
The Mass of the Lord’s Supper
7 p.m. Bilingual
(Note: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will continue until midnight in the All Saints Chapel)
Good Friday, April 19
Stations of the Cross
(Note: will include a live procession in Spanish only)
The Passion of Our Lord; 3 p.m. Bilingual
Holy Saturday, April 20
8:30 p.m. Bilingual
Easter Sunday, April 21
Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord
7 a.m. English
8:30 a.m. Spanish
10:30 a.m. English
12:30 p.m. English
2:30 p.m. Spanish