Join us for the commemoration of the most solemn and holy time of the year.

Holy Week in the Catholic tradition recalls the final days and Passion of the Lord from the moment He enters Jerusalem until His death and Resurrection. The Newman Center and St. Mary Parish communities have organized many Masses, events and services to help us focus our attention on the Paschal Mysteries in these final days before the joyous celebration of Easter. See below for the complete list. For a Newman Center specific list, click here.

Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019

Celebrates the entrance of Jesus into the city of Jerusalem.

7am • Sunday Mass • St. Mary’s Church

9am • Sunday Mass • St. Mary’s Church

11am • Sunday Mass • St. Mary’s Church

1pm* • Sunday Mass (Spanish) • St. Mary’s Church

7pm* • Sunday College Mass • St. Mary’s Church

Mass will begin with a procession in the Parish Center

* Incense will be used

Holy Monday, April 15, 2019

Commemorates the anointing of Jesus by St. Mary of Bethany.

7pm •  Chrism Mass • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Portland)

Holy Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Commemorates Jesus’ predictions about His death

8am • Daily Mass • St. Mary’s Church

5pm • Mass of the Betrayal • Newman Center Chapel

6pm • Upper Room meeting, Psalter prayer • Newman Center

Dinner will be provided

Holy Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Recalls the Betrayal of the Lord by Judas. Also known as Spy Wednesday.

8am • Daily Mass • St. Mary’s Church

6pm • Rosary and Passion Meditation • St. Mary’s Parish Center

7pm • Penance and Reconciliation Service • St. Mary’s Church

Holy Thursday, April 18, 2019

Commemorates the Last Supper and arrest of Jesus. Also known as Maundy Thursday.

8am • Daily Mass • St. Mary’s Church

7pm • Mass of the Lord’s Supper* • St. Mary’s Church

8pm • Mass of the Lord’s Supper • Newman Center Chapel

9:30pm • Priesthood Appreciation • Newman Center

Afterwards, snacks and entertainment will be provided

* Incense will be used

Good Friday, April 19, 2019

Commemorates the Passion, Crucifixion, Death, and Burial of Christ.

***Roman Catholics aged 14 and older must abstain from meat on this day. In addition, Roman Catholics aged 18 to 59 are obligated to fast.*** What is considered fasting?

8am • Daily Mass • St. Mary’s Church

9am to Noon • Confessions available • Newman Center, in Fr. Maximo’s Office

3pm • Adoration of the Cross • Newman Center Chapel

6pm • Celebration of the Lord’s Passion • St. Mary’s Church

7pm • Passion of the Christ Viewing, Office of Darkness • Newman Center

Confessions will be available during this time

8pm • Celebración de la Pasión del Señor (Spanish) • St. Mary’s Church

Holy Saturday, April 20, 2019

Recalls the time in which Christ lay dead in the tomb.

8:30pm* • Easter Vigil Mass • St. Mary’s Church

There will be a reception following Mass

* Incense will be used

Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019

Celebrates the Resurrection and triumph of Jesus Christ.

7am •  Easter Sunday Mass • St. Mary’s Church

9am* •  Easter Sunday Mass • St. Mary’s Church

11am •  Easter Sunday Mass • St. Mary’s Church

1pm* •  Easter Sunday Mass (Spanish) • St. Mary’s Church

7pm* •  Easter Sunday College Mass • St. Mary’s Church

* Incense will be used