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St. Olav Catholic Parish, Trondheim


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. [more]

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday is the Church's celebration of the initiation of the eucharist. The tradition of foot-washing originated in Rome, where the pope would wash the feet of the people in his household the way Jesus washed the feet of his diciples before the last supper.[more]

Good Friday and Easter Saturday

Good Friday ('good' here meaning 'holy') was the longest day of Jesus' life, the day he died on the cross. Already around the year 300 did Christians follow in Jesus' footsteps up to Calvary where they venerated the cross. [more]

Program for The Catholic Church's celebration of the national "Olsok" feast is now ready!

"The planning for "Olsok" - the feast of St. Olav - started early in January, and thanks to hardworking colleagues the program is now complete", says a happy Unn Madsø, leader of the national Olsok committee and chancellor of Trondheim diocese. In addition to the Norwegian version, the program is also published in English, German and French, both...[more]

Russian pilgrimage for St. Olav

This year, like last year, a group of Russian pilgrims will walk for five days from the town of Luga and southwards. On 29. July, the feast day for St. Olav, they will arrive at their goal - the St.Peter and Paul church in the ancient city of Novgorod, where St. Olav lived for some time. In the church there is a venerated icon of St. Olav (see...[more]

Further news may be found on the News page.

Possible translation delays

Please be advised that the editors might be busy and unable to always provide immediate translations. If there are news on the Norwegian site you miss here, please get in touch on web [krøll]

Coming events

23. March - 10. May
Tickets for the parish party on 10. May at 7.30 pm can be bought from
Agata Solawa, Muom Vu, Lam Nguyen, Inger Heggvold, Sam...
9. April - 27. April
Easter in St. Olav Cathedral
The masses to celebrate the solemnity of EASTER in St. Olav Cathedral in...
10. April - 18. April
NRK: Klostrene ved verdens ende
Gå ikke glipp av den oppsiktsvekkende filmen om Tautra og Munkeby mariaklostre som sendes på tv de...
26. April
Pater Olav invites EVERYONE to celebrate his 90th. birthday!
On Saturday 26. April, p.Olav invites EVERYONE in St. Olav parish to drop by and take...
6. May 19:30 - 21:00
Catholic Forum: St. Olav relics – myths and facts
A presentation by cathedral archeologist Øystein Ekroll in St. Olav Church Hall. The...

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

Parish office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 12 noon - 5 pm.
Phone: 73 52 12 14

Parish priest: trondheim [krøll]
Web editors: web [krøll]