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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim




First Communion 2016

Joyful and solemn celebration of First Communion in the interim church. See album with pictures:[more]


The planning of the inauguration of the new St. Olav Cathedral on the 19th of November has started!

The planning committee has held its first meeting, says Helene Lund who is the committee’s secretary. The 19th of November will be a great day, and a lot of work will be put into the planning of the event. This is an occasion of great significance, not only for our parish, but on the national as well as on an international level. An inauguration...[more]


Topping out ceremony

45 skilful workers and professionals were gathered on May 19 to celebrate ”Kranselag,” (topping out ceremony) traditionally held when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction. The topping out ceremony honours the accomplishment of the construction crews. Nowadays the party is held at a later stage in the building process,...[more]


The entrance from Schirmers gate will be closed for a few weeks.

Counting from Thursday 19. May, the entrance from Schirmers gate will be closed for at least one month.


Celebration and fundraising for the new St. Olav statue

May 17. was just another successful celebration in our parish. Not only did we celebrate the national day of Norway, but the brunch buffet following the Mass raised no less than NOK 16.889 for the St. Olav statue for the new church.[more]


Crowns for St. Mary and Jesus

Funds for the crowns for St. Mary and Jesus come from the sale of tickets and food at the congregation’s dance and cultural night on Saturday 23. April. This event was organized by "Filipino for Christ". The statue itself has been donated by a family in the parish. [more]


30 young confirmands and a packed Vår Frue Kirke

Above all this applies on the seven gifts of The Holy Spirit: wisdom, understanding, councel, fortitude, knowledge, piety and fear of the Lord. These will not appear from one moment to another, but we will see and experience them gradually more and more as we grow.[more]


Celebration of the 1050 years jubilee for the christening of Poland

Last May 8, was a great event for the Poles. They celebrated their 1050 year of Christianity. Being under the communist regime, Poland could not celebrate their 1000 jubilee year. On this special year, finally they have the freedom and liberty to celebrate.[more]


From papal visit to Tautra Mariakloster

Towards the end of the 1980s St. Olav parish in Trondheim ordered a statue of St. Mary from the sculptor Tore Bjørn Skjølsvik. When Pope John Paul II visited Trondheim in 1989 he knelt before this statue in prayer during a private visit to St. Olav Cathedral. [more]


Welcome to brunch buffet on 17. May!

On the occation of Norway’s Constitution Day the Polish group of St. Olav parish welcomes everyone to a great celebration after the 11 o'clock Mass. There will be a buffet with cold and warm dishes, and desserts.[more]


The programme for the 2016 Olsok Celebrations is now available

On Friday 29. July at 2.30 pm, pontifical mass will be celebrated by Bishop Bernt Eidsvig in Nidaros Cathedral. A new event for this year's Olsok will be mass in the old stave church from Haltdalen, which stands at Sverresborg Folk-museum, on Saturday 30. July at 11 am. The celebrations at Stiklestad will take place on Sunday 31. July, with...[more]


St. Mary arrived at Tautra!

Tore Bjørn Skjølsvik's statue of Virgin Mary from the old St. Olav Cathedral in Trondheim has been given to Tautra Mariakloster in accordance with Bishop Bernt Eidsvig’s decision. She was warmly welcomed by the Sisters on Saturday the 30th of April![more]


The 1050th anniversary of the Baptism of Poland

In the year of 966 Poland became a Christian nation when duke Mieszco was baptised and made Christianity the country’s official religion. He had recently married Dobrawa of Bohemia who was a zealous Christian. In 1966 the Polish people were not allowed to celebrate by the political regime at the time. This year's celebration is therefore a very...[more]


En riktig god påske ønskes den eritreiske delen av menigheten

Eritreerne - som følger den østlige kalenderen - innledet sist fredag sin påskefeiring med sin særegne, nasjonale liturgi. St. Olav katolske Domsogn kan rose seg av å romme flere titalls nasjonaliteter, og enda flere kulturer. Det gir oss blant annet muligheten til i dag å kunne ønske våre eritreiske venner (og alle som følger den østlige...[more]


5. May: The Solemnity of the Ascension of Christ

The solemnity is celebrated on the 40th day after the resurrection of Christ. On this day Christ crowns his act of salvation for man. Christ ascends in flesh into Heaven with the Apostles’ witness. [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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