Parishes around the Diocese of Scranton are busy preparing for Holy Week Masses and services. The faithful are invited and encouraged to attend Holy Week and Easter Masses to experience the joy, hope and love of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Despite the good news of effective vaccines for COVID-19, safety protocols will remain in place for the remainder of Lent, the Sacred Paschal Triduum and Easter Sunday. The faithful are reminded that the obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Masses remains suspended by Bishop Joseph C. Bambera until further notice.

CTV: Catholic Television of the Diocese of Scranton, will broadcast the following Holy Week and Easter services from the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton, celebrated by the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of Scranton.


Palm Sunday March 28, 2021

Chrism Mass March 30, 2021

Holy Thursday Morning Prayer

Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. 

Holy Thursday Night Prayer

Good Friday Morning Prayer

Good Friday Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion April 2, 2021 

Holy Saturday Morning Prayer

Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday, April 3, at 8 p.m. 

Easter Sunday Mass, April 4, at 10:00 a.m. 


Bishop Bambera's 2021 Lenten Message
Lenten Resources
Lenten Guidelines and Practices
Bishop's Lenten Video Reflections
Way of the Cross/Rosary Prayer Videos
The Light is ON for You