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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim

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Easter Octave

In Norway we wish each other Happy Easter already before Palm Sunday, and when we return to work after Easter Monday we consider Easter to be over. That is not how it is in the Catholic Church. Easter, the Solemnity of the Easter Feast, does not begin until Easter Day with the resurrection, and lasts for eight days. These eight days make up the...[more]


Easter Triduum

The Easter Triduum begins at Vesper on Holy Thursday. The Triduum symbolises the three days of Jesus' passion, death and burial. The Triduum lasts until Vesper on Easter Sunday. Originally, the entire story of Jesus' death and resurrection was celebrated on a single day, Easter Sunday. [more]


On Palm Sunday we commemorate Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem

The Palm Sunday celebration has its roots in a folk tradition which arose around year 600, where the gospel was dramatised by bringing branches to church and calling out Hosiannah. Later this developed into a procession. In this day’s liturgy the branches are blessed, and the following year they are burned to provide the ash which is used to mark...[more]



High mass with the Nordic bishops

How wonderful it is that we can celebrate today’s mass here in one of the most holy places in Scandinavia, said Cardinal Anders Arborelius as he began the celebration of the 4th Sunday of Lent in St. Olav Cathedral in Trondheim. [more]


Scandinavian Bishops’ Conference in Trondheim!

All the bishops from the Nordic countries with Nuntius will meet for the Bishops’ conference at The Brigittine monastery at Tiller from 29 March to 2 April. On Sunday 31 March the bishops will celebrate Pontifical high mass in St. Olav Cathedral. They will participate in our social gathering after mass, before leaving for the Cistercian...[more]



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Coming events

14. April - 29. April
Masses during Easter
Masses in St. Olav Cathedral Parish during Easter 2019 14. April Palm...
3. May
The feast of the Holy Apostles Philip and Jacob
17:30 Rosary 18:00 Mass There will be candles burning on the pastels pilars in the cathedral all...
3. May
Polands National Day
11. May
Excursion to Munkeby Maria Monastery
The Parish Council invites to an all day bus excursion to Munkeby Maria...

Parish bank accounts

To help build the new St. Olav cathedral, please use bank account number 4200 36 09736.

For general gifts for the parish, please use account number 4200 59 64088.

Help restoring the old parish hall: account number 4202 28 54652.

St. Olav Catholic Parish
Schirmers gate 1
7012 TRONDHEIM

Phone: 73 80 87 50
E-mail: trondheim [at] katolsk.no

trondheim [at] katolsk.noBank account: 4200 59 64088
New St. Olav church: 4200 36 09736

The parish Facebook page (in Norwegian)

Parish priest:

Egil.Mogstad [at] katolsk.no
73 80 87 51 (Office)
995 65 587 (Mobile)

Web editors:

web [at] trondheim.katolsk.no