Thursday, April 18
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...
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...
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
A quiet spoken service, using the Book of Common Prayer, with brief prayers, a Psalm, and readings of Scripture.
A traditional Good Friday observance, which uses Victoria's Passion, sung by the Cathedral Choir, to tell the crucifixion story.
Readings, in Spanish and English, and congregational chanting and hymns take participants through twelve stations, ending in the Biblical Garden. Begins in the Narthex.
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
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...