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English Mass at the Lenten Station Churches

The North American College (NAC) hosted an English Mass at the Station Churches of Rome throughout Lent.

Masses begin at 7 a.m., with the exception of the Ash Wednesday Mass, which begins at 6:45 a.m. In the case of Masses at Saint Mary Major, Saint John Lateran, and Saint Peter’s Basilica, you will need to go through security. This can take a long time with a couple hundred seminarians and priests arriving at the same time. Plan accordingly.

The schedule differs just slightly to the official calendar, so check below carefully for the ***.

Here is the schedule for 2019. The links take you to articles and videos I’ve made for each church.

Week of Ash Wednesday

March 6th – Santa Sabina
March 7th – San Giorgio al Velabro
March 8th – Santi Giovanni e Paolo
March 9th – Sant Agostino

First Week of Lent

March 10th – Saint John Lateran
March 11th – San Pietro in Vincoli
March 12th – Sant Anastasia
March 13th – Saint Mary Major
March 14th – San Lorenzo in Panisperna
March 15th – Santi Apostoli
March 16th – Saint Peter’s Basilica (Part 1)

Second Week of Lent

March 17th – *** Cappella Ospizio dell’Addolorata ***
March 18th – San Clemente
March 19th – Santa Balbina
March 20th – Santa Cecilia
March 21st – Santa Maria in Trastevere
March 22nd – San Vitale
March 23rd – Santi Marcellino e Pietro

Third Week of Lent

March 24th – San Lorenzo fuori le Mura
March 25th – San Marco
March 26th – Santa Pudenziana
March 27th – *** San Bartolomeo ***
March 28th – Santi Cosma e Damiano
March 29th – San Lorenzo in Lucina
March 30th – *** Santa Maria della Vittoria ***

Fourth Week of Lent

March 31st – Santa Croce in Gerusalemme (Part 1)
April 1st – Santi Quattro Coronati
April 2nd – San Lorenzo in Damaso
April 3rd – Saint Paul Outside the Walls
April 4th – Santi Silvestro e Martino ai Monti
April 5th – San Eusebio
April 6th – San Nicola in Carcere

Fifth Week of Lent

April 7th – Saint Peter’s Basilica (Part 2)
April 8th – San Crisogono
April 9th – Santa Maria in via Lata
April 10th – San Marcello
April 11th – San Apollinare
April 12th – San Stefano
April 13th – San Giovanni a Porta Latina

Holy Week

April 14th – Saint John Lateran (Part 2)
April 15th – Santa Prassede
April 16th – Santa Prisca
April 17th – Saint Mary Major (Part 2)