Holy Week Schedule

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, public services will be limited during Holy Week. All ligurgical services from Palm Sunday to Easter will be available via live stream from St. Thomas SyroMalabar Cathedral. Please click on the link below to watch the services based on the schedule.  You can use the liturgical texts provided below to follow the services in English and Malayalam.


Holy Week Schedule

Day Services
March 28 - Palm Sunday

07:00 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

09:00 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

11:00 am Holy Qurbana (English)

March 29 and March 30 - Monday & Tuesday

08:30 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

07:00 pm Holy Qurbana (English)

March 31 - Holy Wednesday

8:30 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

7:00 pm Chrism Mass (Malayalam Qurbana)

April 1 - Holy Thursday

4:30 pm Holy Qurbana (English)

7:00 pm Solemn Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

April 2 - Good Friday

02:00 pm Reflection of Way of the Cross (English)

03:00 pm Way of the Cross (English)

4:00 pm Passion Narrative (English)

6:00 pm Way of The Cross (Malayalam)

7:00 pm Passion Narrative and Holy Communion (Malayalam)

April 3 - Holy Saturday 8:30 am Blessing of the Holy Fire and Holy Water (Malayalam)
April 3 - Easter Vigil

04:30 pm Easter Vigil (English)

07:00 pm Easter Vigil (Malayalam)

11:00 pm Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

April 4 - Easter Sunday

07:00 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

09:00 am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam)

11:00 am Holy Qurbana (English)


Liturgical Texts

English Malayalam
Palm Sunday Prayers ഓശാന ഞായര്‍
Holy Thursday Prayers പെസഹാവ്യാഴം
Good Friday Prayers പീഡാനുഭവവെള്ളി
Holy Saturday Prayers വലിയ ശനി
Easter Prayers ഉയിര്‍പ്പുതിരുനാള്‍
Holy Qurbana Lent Season വിശുദ്ധ കുര്‍ബാന
Way of the Cross Songs കുരിശിന്റെ വഴി (new, old)
  All Malayalam Prayers in one file






History of St. Thomas SyroMalabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago, established by His Holiness Pope John Paul II on March 13, 2001.


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SyroMalabar Church Liturgical Seasons and Mass Readings in English and Malayalam



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