Solemnity of the Body & Blood of Christ June 5-6
April 20, 2021

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ (AKA “Corpus Christi”) will be celebrated on the weekend of June 5-6, 2021. Established in the 13th century, this feast celebrates the great mystery of the Eucharist, the source of our Christian lives.  In the Eucharist, God feeds us with bread and wine, which are the Body and Blood of […]

Chrism Mass 2021
February 23, 2021

As is the custom of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, the Chrism Mass (or the Mass of the Holy Oils) is celebrated on the Tuesday of Holy Week at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg. For 2021, that will be Tuesday, March 30th starting at 11:30 a.m. Due to the coronavirus […]

Lent & Easter 2021
January 20, 2021

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on February 17, 2021. This forty day season is a time Christians prepare their hearts and reflect more deeply on their baptismal call to continuing conversion through the disciplines of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Masses throughout the season of Lent emphasize the baptismal and penitential aspects of […]

Liturgy & Sacraments Updates
May 28, 2020

The current public health emergency has brought about a lot of fear, anxiety and questions about the celebration of Mass and the other Sacraments. This section on the Office of Worship webpage is intended to provide updates for those with specific questions about the liturgy. Resumption of the Public Celebration of Mass May 19, 2020 […]