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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim




Vietnamese New Years celebration.

January 30, Saturday, the Vietnamese group celebrated New Year's day.[more]


The Pope's book "The Name of God Is Mercy number 4 at the bookseller's list in its first week

Pope Francis's first book as Pope, The Name of God Is Mercy, (in Norwegian, "Guds navn er barmhjertighet") has landed on the best-seller lists.[more]


The feast for Sant Niño

Feast of the Filippino Saint in the parish hall.[more]


Youth gathering in the Interim Church

In December 2015, Fr. Piotr, as spiritual advisor and Isabel Bjørnaas as co-ordinator, called a meeting of all the leaders of the many youth groups in the parish: the altar servers, the Polish group, the Africans, the Norwegians, Kultro (Catholic Youth Group in Trondheim), the confirmation group and Albert Magnus Student Group. Our main goals for...[more]


Our widespread Parish all around Sør-Trøndelag: Ørlandet

As readers of this web-site already are aware, the Cathedral Parish of St. Olav comprises much more than St. Olav Cathedral in Trondheim. Mass is celebrated every month at Oppdal, Støren, Ørlandet, Frøya and Løkken Verk. On Saturday 10. January we went with p.Egil to Ørlandet. [more]


Our widespread Parish all around Sør-Trøndelag: Støren and Oppdal

Trondheim Cathedral Parish is not just the congregation in Schirmersgate in Trondheim. The parish has congregations throughout the county, and mass is celebrated every month in Oppdal, at Støren, Ørlandet, Frøya and Løkken Verk. We have joined in some of these masses. [more]


The cost of the baptismal font in new St. Olav Cathedral is now covered!

As the old year came to an end, twenty persons from the Vietnamese group in the parish donated NOK 100.000 as a gift towards the cost of the baptismal font. In addition, two families have promised further gifts. The cost of the baptismal font is a large investment which now, with all this generosity, is covered.[more]


Ecumenical retreat with the Bridgetine Sisters at Tiller 19-21 February 2016

The retreat is organized in cooperation between the Bridgetines and "Retreat in Nidaros". The weekend will focus on silence, Bible meditation, praying canonical hours and both Catholic and Protestant masses. Personal one-to-one dialogues are possible. Meals will be taken in silence accompanied by music. All participants will stay in separate rooms...[more]


Topic for Catholic Forum on 26. January: Edith Stein, the Holy Teresia Benedicta of the Cross

Edith Stein (1891-1942), was philosopher, mystic and martyr. Her life reflects much of Europe's destiny in the 20th Century. She was declared a saint in 1998 under her monastic name: Teresia Benedicta of the Cross, and she was appointed Patron Saint of Europe. [more]


Let us show mercy in this Holy Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has announced that 2016 will be the Holy Year of Mercy. We in St. Olav parish will show practical mercy by supporting the Church in other parts of the world. Parish Priest Egil Mogstad has chosen as our project 'Our Lady of Perpetual Help' parish in Maco in the Philippines.[more]


Christ bless our home!

There is a beautiful Catholic tradition in connection with the celebration of Epiphany on 6. January: the Blessing of peoples' homes. Originally, the parish priest would visit each home and write above the door with a piece of chalk. This is hardly practical in larger cities. In our parish, those who attend mass that day or the following Sunday...[more]

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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