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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim




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]


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]


Excursion to Tautra - there are still free seats

The parish council invites all parishioners to an excursion by bus to Tautra, with holy mass and dinner. The final date for registration was 6. May, but there are still free seats. Those who would like to come, should contact Unn Lindgard Madsø (tlf 916 72 357).[more]


Trinity Sunday

On Sunday27. May we celebrate the feast of The Holy Trinity. We may gain a deeper understanding of the Trinity by reading the Athanasian Creed (5th century).[more]


Concert by Domkantorei Köln

On Friday 25. May the Domkantorei Köln will hold a concert at St. Olav Cathedral. Entrance is free, and there will be a collect for the new St. Olav Cathedral at the exit. [more]


Pentecost or Whit Sunday(Whitsun)

"Pentecost" is from Greek meaning "fiftieth." The name Pentecost was originally given to the Jewish Feast of Weeks(Shavuot) which fell on the fiftieth day after Passover. Originally this feast lasted for seven days. On Shavuot the Jews celebrates that the Torah was given to them on the Mount Sinai, and the wheat is riped for harvest.[more]


NUK Summer camp

Summer is nearing, and as usual NUK, (the Catholic Youth organisation of Norway) has a great variety of summer camps all over the country on the agenda. You will find more info on, or on a poster by NUK on the board at the parish hall. [more]


Pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the Prelature of Trondheim

Dates: 12 – 20 November 2018. Price: 16 000 NOK. Final date for signing up: 8 May 2018. The price includes all transport, hotels and meals (if you prefer to buy your own airplane ticket the price is 9 700 NOK for the stay in the Holy Land only). Travel from Trondheim, Kristiansund, Molde or Ålesund to Tel Aviv-Yafo, Ben Gurion International...[more]


May is the month of Our Virgin!

The month of May is dedicated to the Virgin Mary in the Catholic Church. It is traditional to pray the rosary both in church and at home. In St. Olav cathedral we pray the rosary at 17:30, before evening mass from Monday to Saturday. The word rosary has two meanings. The first indicates the chaplet of beads which is handled during prayer. The...[more]


Ordination of Deacon Paul Opata!

His time as deacon in St. Olav parish in Trondheim is over. On the 21th of April his ordination will take place in St. Olav Cathedral, Oslo, by bishop Bernt Eidsvig. On Sunday 29. April he will be back in Trondheim for his First Mass, and after mass we will all celebrate this grand occasion with a parish feast.[more]


Catholic Forum April 24th: Wolfgang Plagge "The Music Symbolism of Catholic Music in a 1000 years perspective"

Catholic Forum are very pleased to present this sping´s lecturer, Wolfgang Plagge, who will visit us on Tuesday 24th. [more]


The Annunciation of the Lord

"The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary, and she conceived of the Holy Spirit" This is the introduction to the Angelus prayer. The prayer sums up the mystery of the incarnation - the angel's message to Mary and her Yes to give birth to Jesus Christ. [more]


New Superior at Tautra Mariakloster

On Thursday 5. April Sr. Brigitte Pinot was elected Superior at Tautra Mariakloster. The term is for six years, and Mother Brigitte will be the third superior at Tautra. Congratulations! [more]


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. [more]


Trondheim will again have our own Bishop

As already written on these pages, this years Chrism Mass was attended by the Nuntius of the Scandinavian Coutries, mgr. James Patric Green. Monday, however, he could reveal that the main purpose of his visit to Trondheim was that Pope Francis has decided that Trondheim again shall have its own Bishop.[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]


The Catholic Church’s St. Olav Celebration (Olsok) 2018

The program is ready, so do not hesitate to make plans for a pilgrimage to Trondheim for this 3 days celebration of Norway’s Patron Saint, King and Martyr. The celebration starts on Friday 27. July and ends on the day of the Feast of St. Olav, Sunday 29. July. The celebration will be a bit shorter than usual since Olsok is on a Sunday. [more]


Nytt skoletilbud for katolsk ungdom i Norge!

Har du lyst til å studere et år i fellesskap med andre katolske ungdommer, lære mer om Kirken og Bibelen på studiereiser til Roma og Israel, få innføring i katolsk etikk og filosofi og mye mer? [more]

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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

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Parish priest:

Egil.Mogstad [at]
73 80 87 51 (Office)
995 65 587 (Mobile)

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