Celebrations with the Patriarch

Mass and Services celebrated by the Patriarch in the Cathedral

January 2020

24th January 18:30 – Ecumenical Prayer for Christian Unity





1st February 10:30 – Mass with Catholic journalists in the Crypt
2nd February 16:00 – Solemn Vespers with men and women religious
16th February 15:00 – The Patriarch meets the married couples
26th February 18:30 – Mass with Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes





29th March 15:00 – The Patriarch meets the couples preparing to marriage





5th April



Palm Sunday

  10:00 – Blessing of Palms, Procession and Solemn Mass (begins in campo S. Maria Formosa)
8th April 18:00 – Rite for Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution
9th April Maundy Thursday
  9:30 – Chrism Mass
  18:00 – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
10th April Good Friday

8:30 – Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

  15:00 – Stations of the Cross
  18:00 – Solemn Liturgy of the Passion
  21:00 Veneration for of the Relics of the Passion of Christ
11st April Holy Saturday

8:30 – Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

20:30 – The Easter Vigil

12th April Easter Sunday
  10:00 – Solemn Mass
  17:30 – Solemn Vespers
18th April 15:30 – Confirmation Mass for the parishes of Lido di Venezia
25th April Solemnity of St. Mark the Evangelist

10:00 – Solemn Mass

17:30 – Solemn Vespers





30th May


Vigil of Pentecost Sunday

18:30 – Prayer dedicated to Missionaries




14th June The Most Holy Body and Blood of the Lord
10:00 – Solemn Mass




1st November All Saints
10:00 – Solemn Mass
2nd November The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed
18:00 – Holy Mass



8th December The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
10:00 – Solemn Mass
24th December 22:30 – Office of Readings and Solemn Mass
25th December Holy Christmas
10:00 – Solemn Mass
17:30 – Solemn Vespers