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Triduum at Holy Family Cathedral – Holy Week

Triduum at Holy Family Cathedral – Holy Week

  The Triduum is the culmination of our Lenten Journey. Though it takes place on three days it is considered on liturgical event. We begin the Triduum with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday. This day is so special to Catholics because it is on this day Christ began the celebration of the eucharist and instituted  the priesthood. The mass of Holy Thursday also includes the ritual of washing feet. This is the last mass … Read entire article »

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Palm Sunday Masses and Traditions

Palm Sunday Masses and Traditions

Our Holy Week journey starts with Palm Sunday, a day of rejoicing and joy. This day commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday Masses will be on Sunday April 9 at 8 am, 10am 12 noon and  5pm. For many this day is second to only the joyful celebration that is Easter.  Take home your blessed palms and put them in a special place in your home. Let them be a reminder of  our … Read entire article »

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Holy Week Schedule for 2017

Holy Week Schedule for 2017

  Holy Week is a time to join with other in our journey closer to Christ and his life and suffering. Our Holy Week journey starts with Palm Sunday, a day of rejoicing and joy. This day commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. For many this day is second to only the joyful celebration that is Easter.  Take home your blessed palms and put them in a special place in your home. Let them be … Read entire article »

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24 Hours for the Lord

24 Hours for the Lord

    The Diocese of Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma is once again offering  24 Hours for the Lord. The Cathedral will be open Friday March 24 starting at 5 p.m. through Saturday March 25 at 5 p.m. Pope Francis asked every Bishop in 2016 in the world to conduct 24 Hours for the Lord as a visible sign of God’s forgiveness. Pope Francis repeated this request for a day of confessions this year. There will be priests on … Read entire article »

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Mass Times for Ash Wednesday at the Cathedral

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Holy Week 2016

Holy Week 2016

March 20    Palm Sunday 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 & 5:00 Sunday Masses 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Service March 23    Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Chrism Mass March 24    Holy Thursday 3:00-5:00 p.m. Confessions 5:30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m. – Midnight   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament March 25    Good Friday 1:00-3:00 p.m. Confessions 3:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross 5:30 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy March 26    Holy Saturday 3:00-5:00 p.m. Confessions 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil March 27    Easter Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 a.m., 12:00 & 5:00 p.m. Easter Sunday Masses Daily Masses will … Read entire article »

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Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday Night 2016

Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday Night 2016

The Latin word tenebrae means ‘shadows’ and refers first of all to the fact that Tenebrae is celebrated at the Cathedral, in the shadows of Lent, as the light fades away on Palm Sunday evening. Tenebrae also refers to the shadow of sorrows that crosses our hearts as we participate in this moving preparation for the ceremonies of the Triduum. If you long to make your Holy Week more prayerful and your Easter richer, join us … Read entire article »

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Anointing of the Sick on Laetare Sunday: March 5 & 6, 2016

Anointing of the Sick on Laetare Sunday: March 5 & 6, 2016

Laetare Sunday is March 6, 2016, the Fourth Sunday of Lent. The word Laetare is part of the first few words of the opening prayer in Latin. Laetare Jerusalem is translated as “O be joyful, Jerusalem.” The clergy wear rose vestments to as a sign that – while we are still in Lent – Easter is drawing near. It is a Holy Family tradition that those who are disposed to receive the sacramental Anointing of the … Read entire article »

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Fridays of Lent 2016

Fridays of Lent 2016

Holy Family has Mass at 7:00 a.m, 12:05 p.m. and 5:05 p.m. every Friday of Lent. Every Friday evening, the Cathedral will offer Mass at 5:05 p.m. a Holy Hour with Rosary, Benediction, and Stations of the Cross.   At 7:00, various parish groups will provide a Lenten Dinner in the Auditorium. … Read entire article »

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