Programme for the Inauguration of the new St. Olav Cathedral

There will be a varied program from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th November. The first opportunity to visit the new St. Olav Cathedral will be on Friday 18th at 5.30 pm for the blessing of gifts and organ recital.

 

Programme for the Inauguration of the new St. Olav Cathedral

Thursday 17th November: 
6.00 pm:  Mass in the interim church 
6.30 pm:  Vespers in the interim church
7.00 pm:  Supper

Friday 18th November:
9.00 am:  Mass in Norwegian in the interim church
5.30 pm:  Blessing of gifts and organ recital in the new St. Olav Cathedral
7.00 pm:  Solemn Vespers in the new St. Olav Cathedral

Saturday 19th November:
12.00 am: Solemn Pontifical Mass of Consecration of the new St. Olav Cathedral

(At this occasion one could have wanted our new church to be ten times bigger to give room for all who want to participate. But there is no more than 450 seats, to which access tickets are already distributed. It will however be room for at least 200 in the new Parish Hall to follow the celebration on screen.)

3.00 pm:   Reception

Sunday 20th November
11.00 am: Solemn Pontifical Mass in the new St. Olav Cathedral
12.30 am: Reception in the parish hall