2021 Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week

All are welcome to Trinity Cathedral this Holy Week and Easter season. We will be open for in-person worship beginning Sunday, March 28, Palm Sunday. Please join us for any or all of the services during Holy Week as we journey together the road to Jerusalem, Golgatha, and the empty tomb.

For those who will return this month, please take proper precautions and comply with all protocols set forth by the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, the State of Pennsylvania, and local health officials. Specifically, we ask that you maintain appropriate social distancing, wash hands, and wear a mask while in the building.

All services will continued to be streamed live on Facebook. All services will be held in the Cathedral nave unless otherwise noted.

Palm/Passion Sunday: March 28

Join us at 10:30 am for a congregational processional into the church, celebration of Palm Sunday, and the reading of the Passion Narrative. We will gather in the burial ground and front court yard for the liturgy of the Palms and form a procession into the Cathedral for Passion Sunday.

*Please note there will be only one service on Palm Sunday. It will be available for streaming.

All glory, laud, and honor

to you, Redeemer, King,

to whom the lips of children

made sweet hosannas ring.

All Glory, Laud, and Honor written by Theodulph of Orelans (ca. 820)

Maundy Thursday: April 1

Join us at 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 1 for Holy Eucharist and the stripping of the altar in preparation for Good Friday.

Good Friday: April 2

We will gather at noon on Good Friday to remember the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The Cathedral will be open for prayer and meditation following the Good Friday liturgy until 3:00 pm.

Holy Saturday: April 3

At noon on Saturday we will mark the death of Jesus and time spent in the tomb with a contemplative prayer service.

Easter Sunday: April 4

Let us all gather to celebrate the risen Lord! At 10:30 am we will have a festival Holy Eucharist with guest musicians and a quartet of singers. The Rt. Rev. Dorsey McConnell, Bishop of Pittsburgh will preside and preach. We will also witness and celebrate confirmations and receptions into the Episcopal Church.

*Please note there will be only one service on Easter Sunday. It will be available for streaming.