Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church


Holy Week and Easter services are set

February 28, 2018

The Holy Week and Easter schedule for Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, IN, has been set. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church. All times are Central time.

Palm Sunday, March 25: 9:15 a.m., Blessing and procession with palms, followed by Mass; Noon, Midday Office; 5:00 p.m., Vespers

Holy Thursday, March 29: Noon, Midday Office; 5:00 p.m., Mass of the Lord's Supper; no Vespers

Good Friday, March 30:  Noon, Midday Office; 3:00 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord; no Vespers

Holy Saturday, March 31:  Noon, Midday Office; 5:00 p.m., Vespers; 8:00 p.m., Vigil of Easter (beginning with Blessing of the Fire; the Eucharist will conclude about 11 p.m.)

Easter Sunday, April 1: 8:30 a.m., Lauds; 11:30 a.m., Midday Office; 5:00 p.m., Vespers

Easter Monday, April 2: 9:30 a.m., Mass;  Noon, Midday Office; 5:00 p.m., Vespers

Easter Tuesday, April 3: 7:30 a.m., Mass; Noon, Midday Office; 5:00 p.m., Vespers

The Saint Meinrad Archabbey Gift Shop will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Holy Saturday hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Scholar Shop will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Archabbey Library hours will be 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday of Holy Week. The library will be closed Good Friday through Easter Sunday. All times are Central time.