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St. Olav Catholic Cathedral Parish, Trondheim




Catholic Forum 13 June: The Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima – 100 years.

Based on her own experiences through visits to Fatima, Norwegian-Portuguese Maria Elisabeth Fongen will give a lecture on the Marian apparitions at Fatima in 1917. She grew up in Oslo, she is married with ten children! Since 2001 she worked for OKB as leader of “familiesenteret”, and from 2013 as consultant for “pastoralavdelingen”. [more]


Welcome to the celebration of St. Elisabeth at Tiller on June 5th!

The Brigidine sisters at Tiller invites us to the celebration of St. Elisabeth. There will be mass at 17:00 followed by a social gathering including a meal at 18:00. Please sign up for the meal and the social gathering in advance by phone:72 89 40 00 or[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]


John Paul II's square?

On 4 June, Pentecost Sunday at 10:30, the unveiling of a bronze relief in memory of pope St. John Paul the second’s visit to Trondheim in 1989 will take place. The relief will be mounted on the wall of the bell tower by St. Olav church. Bishop Bernt Eidsvig will attend the unveiling. [more]


Altar Frontal of St. Olav and Crucifix to St. Olav Cathedral

A very special votive mass of St. Olav was celebrated on Friday 19 May, when two Apostolic Dominican sisters from St. Catherine’s Convent in Oslo presented the Altar Frontal of St. Olav and the newly restored Crucifix that once belonged to the first church on this site. Among the sisters there are competent professionals both on ikon painting and...[more]


Friday 19. May: Votiv mass and presentation of gifts

At 18:00 we celebrate a Votiv mass of St. Olav on the occasion of a visit from the Apostolic Dominican sisters from St. Catherine’s Convent in Oslo. Sr. Anne Bente Hadland and sr. Dana Benedicta Pawlowicz are bringing gifts to our church: an Altar Frontal of St. Olav and Stations of the Cross, painted by sr. Else-Marie Nordland, and our old copy...


Newly-restored confessional returned to its place

Our French confessional has found its place by one of the side walls. It was a gift from the priests and parish members of Dol-de Bretagne, who wish to develop bonds of friendship with St. Olav parish in Trondheim. [more]


17 May party in St. Olav Cathedral!

On the occasion of Norway’s Constitution Day everyone is invited to celebrate the day starting with mass 12:00. Food will be served from 13:00 in the parish hall. On the menu is sodd (meat and vegetable soup) and hotdogs. For desert there will be ice cream with chocolate sauce. Adults 200 NOK, children 20 NOK. Drinks are not included, but can be...[more]


New altar servers in St. Olav Parish

On the first Sunday of May, there where more ministrants than usual during high mass at 11:00, some experienced, and some new. Since catechism for the 10 -13 year old children started under the leadership of Bernadette Fuglem, several children wish to learn altar service. [more]


Parish council minutes

You may read the minutes from the parish council meeting that was held on 26 April here.[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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