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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim


The Solemnity for the birth of John the Baptist.

During the liturgical year the Church commemorates three birthdays, those of Christ, St. Mary and St. John the Baptist. St. John the Baptist, who was six months older than Jesus, was designated to be his forerunner, and to prepare the way before him. For this reason the Church teaches that St. John the Baptist was cleansed of original sin before...[more]

Starting a new tradition in St. Olav parish?

We should definitely do this again, says parish priest Egil Mogstad after a very successful parish outing to Tautra Mariakloster on 9. June. On the bus p. Egil shared his rich knowledge of catholic sites in and outside of Trondheim. There was a stop at Logtun church at Frosta to see the church and its unique altarpiece from 1655 depicting the...[more]

Parish Council Minutes

Would you like to stay updated on the activities of the Parish council? Please use the button “Parish Council meetings” in the left side menu, to find the council agendas and council minutes. This page is always updated, documents are presented when we receive them. The latest news from the Parish council are minutes from their meeting of 30. May [more]

Concert by Domkantorei Köln gave 8278 kroner to the new St. Olav Cathedral!

On Friday 25. May the Domkantorei Köln gave a free concert at St. Olav Cathedral, as a contribution to the fundraising for our new cathedral. A collect was held at the exit. [more]

Photos from First Communion 2018

On Trinity Sunday, a beautiful sunny day, 50 children received their first communion in St. Olav Cathedral. [more]

Further news may be found on the News page.

Possible translation delays

Please note that due to busy schedules there might be delays in translations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Coming events

23. June
Nativity of John the Baptist, Vigil
18:00 Mass
24. June
Nativity of John the Baptist, Solemnity
9 am Morning Mass in Latin. 11 am High Mass. 1 pm Mass in Polish. 3 pm Mass in Vietnamese.
24. June
Mass in Vietnamese at 3 pm
25. June - 19. August
The parish office opening hours, summer 2018
In connection with school holidays and summer vacation, the parish office will have adjusted...
29. June
Solemnity of the holy Apostles Peter and Paul.
6. July
Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
16:30 Devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. 17:30 Prayers. 18:00 Votive Mass.    
27. July
Friday 27. July: Olsok celebration day 1.
18:00 opening mass in St. Olav cathedral. Followed by open house in the parish center.   14:00...
28. July
Saturday 28. July: Olsok celebration day 2
Day trip to Stiklestad. Registration is required for bus and dinner, please see the registration...
29. July
Sunday 29. July:The solemnity for St. Olav, Norway's Patron Saint, King and Martyr
9:00 Mass in Latin in St. Olav Cathedral. 11:00 Olsok Lecture (in Norwegian). 14:30 Pontifikal mass...

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.

St. Olav Catholic Parish
Schirmers gate 1

Phone: 73 80 87 50
E-mail: trondheim [at]

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]
73 80 87 51 (Office)
995 65 587 (Mobile)

Web editors:

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