Diocese Announces Pontifical Schedule for Holy Week 2019

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Scottie Koonce, principal at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic School in Henderson, Ky., washes the feet of a student during a school Mass March 28. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

The Most Reverend Mark L. Bartchak
Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown
Celebrant and Presider

Passion (Palm) Sunday
April 14 — 11:00 a.m.
Blessing of Palm and Pontifical Mass
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown

Chrism  Mass
Monday, April 15 — 11:00 a.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona

Holy Thursday
April 18 – 6:00 p.m.
Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown

Good Friday
April 19
Morning Prayer — 9:00 a.m.
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion — 12:00 p.m.
Tenebrae Service – 7:30 p.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona

Holy Saturday
April 20
Office of Readings — 9:00 a.m.
The Easter Vigil — 8:30 p.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona

Easter Sunday
April 21 — 11:00 a.m.
Mass of Our Lord’s Resurrection
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown