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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim


John Paul II’s square in Trondheim!

11. October 2018 was an important day in Trondheim, when a contemporary Catholic saint had a square named after him, supported by the Municipality of Trondheim. We were met with goodwill all the way, said parish priest Egil Mogstad as he recounted the process of naming the square in front of St. Olav Cathedral after St. John Paul II, in memory of...[more]

Our deacon Paul Opata

As mentioned in the reading of announcements after mass, our deacon Paul, like our priests, will be at the disposal for those in need of communion of the sick, as well as for blessing of the home/house and pastoral care in general. Do not hesitate to contact Paul![more]

Catholic Forum 31. October: The saint Thomas Christians of South India.

The speaker will be Mathew Kuttivadakkethil Avarachen. We all know Mathew as ministrant during Sunday’s high mass. He is from Kerala, a state in Southern India, where Christians trace the origin of their church to the evangelistic activity of Thomas the apostle in the 1st century. Mathew belongs to one of the 23 sui iuris Eastern Catholic...[more]

On Sunday 22. October we celebrate the 2017 World Mission day.

All collect on this Sunday goes to Missio, which is the Caholic church’s official charity for overseas mission. Through Missio Catholics bring the hope of the Gospel where there is turmoil, poverty and uncertainty in the world, and where the church is new, young and poor. Missio empowers local people to form and sustain communities of faith by...[more]

Inauguration of St. John Paul II’s square

On Wednesday 11. October 17:30 bishop Bernt Eidsvig will inaugurate the square in front of St. Olav Cathedral, which will officially be given the name John Paul II’s square in memory of the pope’s visit to Trondheim in June 1989. The ceremony will be followed by a votive mass to St. John Paul at 18:00, and a reception with food and drinks in the...[more]

Further news may be found on the News page.

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Coming events

1. October - 31. October
October is the month of the Rosary
The Rosary is prayed in St.Olav Cathedral every day of October at 5:30pm. Read more
1. October - 31. October
Masses outside Trondheim, October
Masses outside Trondheim in October (see also "Mass times", left column) Sunday...
21. October
Eritrean liturgy at 2:30 pm
Eritrean liturgy from 2:30 to 4:30 pm, with following gathering in the parish hall.
21. October
10:30 am-2 pm: Catechesis for first communion and for group aged 10 to 13.
22. October
2017 World Mission day
All collect on this Sunday goes to Missio, which is the Caholic church’s official charity for...
24. October
Sacramental teachings for adults will begin the 24th of October at 6:45 pm
See also "Troskurs" in the left column.  
28. October 18:00 - 18:30
The feast of Saints Simon and Jude, apostles
High mass 18:00. Prayers of the Holy Rosary 17:30
1. November 18:00 - 18:45
All Saints' Day
18:00 High mass. 19:30 Mass in Polish.
2. November
All Souls' Day
11:00 Blessing of graves at Stavne churchyard, prayers for the departed. 18:00 Requiem mass (...
9. November 18:00 - 18:30
Dedication of St. John Lateran
St. John Lateran is the oldest  church in the West and houses...

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

Bank account: 4200 59 64088
New St. Olav church: 4200 36 09736

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Parish priest:

Egil.Mogstad [at]
73 80 87 50 (Office)
995 65 587 (Mobile)

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