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Holy Week and Easter Liturgies to be Live-streamed from Rosary Cathedral

Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday - April 5, 2020 – April 12, 2020

Holy Week begins Sunday, April 5, and concludes on Easter Sunday, April 12.  During this coronavirus pandemic, in the absence of public masses and liturgies, all are warmly encouraged spiritually to unite themselves by viewing/listening during Holy Week at:

Diocese of Toledo Facebook page

Bishop Daniel Thomas’ Facebook page

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, includes the Proclamation of the Passion, and marks the beginning of Holy Week. Live-streamed at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 5 with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Celebrant and Homilist

Chrism Mass – During this Mass, Bishop Thomas will bless the Oil of Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick as well as consecrate the Oil of the Sacred Chrism.  These holy oils will be used throughout the Diocese during the coming year in the celebration of the Sacraments. Live-streamed at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 7 with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Celebrant and Homilist

Thursday of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday) – This Mass commemorates the Last Supper, during which Christ instituted the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist, the Sacrament of Holy Orders and gave us His commandment to love one another.  Live-streamed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Celebrant and Homilist. Worship program here

Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday) – The Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion commemorates the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ.  The traditional Adoration of the Cross will take place during the Liturgy.  Live-streamed at 3 p.m. Friday, April 10 with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Celebrant and Homilist. Worship Program here

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night – The Easter Vigil will include the Lighting of the Paschal Candle, the Liturgy of the Word, Renewal of Baptismal Promises, and the Liturgy of the Eucharist.  Live-streamed at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11 with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Celebrant and Homilist. Worship Program here

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord – On this day of days, we offer Holy Mass as a joyful sacrifice of praise to the Father who raised his Son Jesus from the dead. Live-streamed at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, April 12 with Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Celebrant and Homilist. Worship Program here