March 6 – April 21, 2019
Ash Wednesday & Holy Week
Wednesday, March 6
Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. – Genesis 3:19
The Cathedral observes the first day of Lent with the liturgy of the Holy Eucharist and the Imposition of Ashes at four services throughout the day.
Spoken services are offered in the morning in the intimacy of the Cathedral’s chapel of St. James. At the afternoon and evening services, celebrated in the Crossing, the choir offers contemplative music befitting this solemn occasion
|A Service of the Word||March 6||7:15 AM||Chapel of St. James||Details|
|Holy Eucharist & Imposition of Ashes||March 6||8:30 AM||Chapel of St. James||Details|
|Holy Eucharist & Imposition of Ashe...||March 6||12:15 PM||Crossing||Details|
|Holy Eucharist & Imposition of Ashe...||March 6||7 PM||Crossing||Details|
Sunday, April 14
The Palm Sunday liturgy takes participants on a journey from Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem through the Passion story of his betrayal, persecution and death as experienced through processions, readings and music.
|Blessing of the Palms||April 14||9 AM||Chapel of St. Martin||Details|
|Blessing of the Palms & Choral Euch...||April 14||11 AM||Crossing||Details|
|Choral Evensong||April 14||4 PM||Great Choir||Details|
Tuesday, April 16
On this special day in the life of the Church, the clergy of the Diocese of New York gather to reaffirm their ordination vows and observe the consecration of sacramental chrism oil. All are welcome to attend this 10:30 am liturgy, which takes the place of our regular 12:15 pm Eucharist.
|Morning Prayer||April 16||8 AM||Chapel of St. Martin||Details|
|Liturgy of Collegiality||April 16||12:15 PM||Crossing||Details|
|Evening Prayer||April 16||5 PM||Chapel of St. Columba||Details|
Thursday, April 18
Sunset on Maundy Thursday marks the beginning of the Holy Triduum, the three-day liturgical sequence that recalls the passion, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
|Morning Prayer||April 18||8 AM||Chapel of St. Saviour||Details|
|Evening Prayer||April 18||5 PM||Chapel of St. Columba||Details|
|Maundy Thursday Eucharist||April 18||7 PM||High Altar||Details|
|The Inferno: A Reading||April 18||9 PM||Crossing||Details|
|All-Night Vigil||April 18||9 PM||Baptistry||Details|
Friday, April 19
The Cathedral offers many unique ways to observe this most solemn day of the church year. No 12:15 pm Eucharist or 5 pm Evening Prayer this day.
|Morning Prayer||April 19||8 AM||Chapel of St. Martin||Details|
|Good Friday Liturgy||April 19||12 PM||High Altar||Details|
|Stations of the Cross||April 19||2:30 PM||Nave||Details|
Sunday, April 21
|The Great Vigil of Easter||April 20||7 PM||High Altar||Details|
|Holy Eucharist||April 21||8 AM||Chapel of St. Martin||Details|
|Holy Eucharist||April 21||9 AM||Chapel of St. Martin||Details|
|Festal Eucharist for Easter Day||April 21||11 AM||Crossing||Details|
|Festal Evensong||April 21||4 PM||Great Choir||Details|