The following is a schedule for Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany for Holy Week, which marks the end of the Lenten season, and for Easter, which commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
All of the services listed will be held at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 125 Eagle St., Albany:
Sunday, April 14, 11 a.m.
Palm Sunday Mass, includes blessing of palms at start of liturgy. Bishop presiding.
Holy Thursday, April 18, 5:30 p.m.
Mass of the Lord’s Supper, includes washing of feet. Bishop presiding.
Adoration follows at the Holy Apostles’ altar until 10 p.m., ending with Night Prayer.
Good Friday, April 19, 5:30 p.m.
Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death, includes veneration of the cross. Bishop presiding.
Holy Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m.
Solemn Vigil of Easter (Nightwatch of the Resurrection), includes the lighting of the “new fire” outside Cathedral at start of liturgy. Bishop presiding.
Easter Sunday, April 21, 11 a.m.
Easter Mass. Bishop presiding.