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Thursday, April 18

7 PM
In the Maundy Thursday liturgy, we commemorate the Last Supper and the tradition of the Mandatum novum (New Commandment), as the clergy ceremonially wash the feet of the Peopl...
9 PM
Immediately following the Maundy Thursday liturgy, all are welcome to join in a centuries-old tradition of prayer and meditation in the Cathedral Baptistry. After the Dante re...
9:15 PM
The Inferno, the opening section of Dante Alighieri's medieval masterpiece the Divine Comedy, begins on the evening of the Maundy Thursday Vigil. The annual reading of selecti...

Friday, April 19

8 AM
A quiet spoken service, using the Book of Common Prayer, with brief prayers, a Psalm, and readings of Scripture.
12 PM
A traditional Good Friday observance, which uses Victoria's Passion, sung by the Cathedral Choir, to tell the crucifixion story.
2:30 PM
Readings, in Spanish and English, and congregational chanting and hymns take participants through twelve stations, ending in the Biblical Garden. Begins in the Narthex.
7 PM
Artist in Residence David Briggs, one of the world's greatest improvisers, offers a concert of improvisations on the Seven Last Words of Christ, together with readings and poe...

Saturday, April 20

7 PM
Beginning in total darkness, the congregation joins the clergy in illuminating the Cathedral by candlelight, as we observe the Paschal mystery—the passage from darkness...