Special opening hours

March 1st 2020

Visiting hours for the crypt between 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM (3 PM, church service in the cathedral crypt)

 

April 4th 2020

Visiting hours until 5:30 PM (6 PM, "Cantante Domino" concert - admission for concertgoers from 5:30 PM)

April 18th 2020

The crypt will close at 4 PM (preparation for "Nightfever" event)

April 5th 2020 - Palm Sunday

Visiting hours begin at 12:30 PM (10 AM, blessing of the palm fronds and procession in the cathedral gardens followed by a pontifical Mass; 6 PM, evening Mass)

April 6th 2020

Visiting hours until 4:30 PM (5 PM, Chrism Mass)

April 10th 2020 – Good Friday

Silent visiting between 1 PM and 2 PM, no cathedral tours (10 AM, stations of the cross for children; 11 AM until 1 PM, confession hours; 3 PM, Good Friday liturgy and sermon; afterwards until 6 PM, confession)

April 11th 2020 - Holy Saturday

Silent visiting hours between 10 AM and 6 PM, no cathedral tours

April 12th 2020 - Easter Day

Visiting hours between 12 PM and 4 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 4:30 PM, pontifical Vespers; 6 PM, evening Mass)

April 13th 2020 – Monday of Easter Week

Visiting hours between 12 PM and 5:30 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 6 PM, evening Mass)

April 15th, 16th and 17th 2020

The cathedral opens at 11:30 AM (9:30 AM, church service and rehearsals for the first Communion)

April 25th 2020

Visiting hours until 6 PM (7:30 PM, organ concert - box office and admission from 6:30 PM)

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May 2nd 2020

Visiting hours between 9 AM and 5:45 PM (6 PM, May devotions)

May 3rd 2020

Visiting hours from 11:30 AM until 3:45 PM (4 PM, "Speyerer Orgelspaziergang" [organ concerts in various Speyer churches]; 6 PM, evening Mass)

May 9th 2020

Visiting hours from 9 AM to 2 PM and from 4 PM to 5:45 PM (2.30 PM, marriage ceremony; 6 PM May devotions)

The cathedral crypt is open until 2 PM (concert preparations; 7.30 PM concert)

May 10th 2020

Visiting hours from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (3 PM, concert - "Baden schaut über den Rhein")

May 16th 2020

Visiting hours between 9 AM and 2:30 PM and between 5 PM and 5.45 PM (3 PM, pontifical Mass; 6 PM, May devotions)

May 17th 2020

Visiting hours from 12 PM until 5:30 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass /Pilgrimage of native-speaking congregations; 6 PM, evening Mass)

May 20th 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, Organ concert - admission and box office starting at 6:30 PM)

May 21st 2020 - Ascension

Visiting hours from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM (10 AM, Chapter Mass; 6 PM, evening Mass)

May 23rd 2020

Visiting hours between 9 AM and 5:45 PM (6 PM, May devotions)

May 30th 2020

Visiting hours between 9 AM and 5:45 PM (6 PM, May devotions)

May 31st 2020 - Pentecost

Visiting hours from 12:00 PM to 3:45 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 4 PM Vespers; 6 PM, evening Mass)

 

June 1st 2020 - Pentecost Monday

Visiting hours from 1 PM to 5:30 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass with Confirmation; 6 PM, evening Mass)

June 6th 2020 - Day of the Confirmees

Visiting hours from 9 AM until 3:30 PM, certain sections may be closed to the public (4 PM, pontifical Mass followed by an occasion for confession )

June 9th 2020

Visiting hours until 5:45 PM (6 PM, Vespers; 6:30 PM, Chapter Mass for the benefactors of the cathedral)

June 10th 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, organ concert; 6:30 PM, box office and admission)

June 11th 2020 - Corpus Christi

Visiting hours from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM (9 AM, pontifical Mass in St. Joseph, procession through the city, statio and sermon in the cathedral; 6 PM, evening Mass)

June 13th 2020

Visiting hours until 5:30 PM (6 PM, "Cantante Domino" concert - admission for concertgoers from 5:30 PM)

June 18th 2020

Visiting hours until 4 PM

June 27th 2020

Visiting hours between 12 AM and 6 PM (9 AM, ordination for the priesthood; 7:30 PM, organ concert; 6:30 PM, box office and admission)

June 28th 2020

Visiting hours from 11.30 AM to 13.15 PM (3 PM, concert – admission and box office starting at 2 PM; 6 PM evening Mass)

June 29th 2020 – St. Peter and St. Paul

Visiting hours until 5.45 Pm (6 PM, Vespers, 6.30 PM, Chapter Mass)

 

July 10th 2020

No visiting hours in the Cathedral between 10:45 AM and 12 AM (11 AM, service)

The crypt and the Hall of Emperors are open

July 11th 2020

Visiting hours until 5:30 PM ("Nightfever" - 6 PM, Holy Mass, adoration and prayer opportunities until 12 AM)

 

August 8th 2020

The Cathedral closes its doors at 5.45 PM (6 PM, service)

August 15th 2019 - The Assumption of Mary, patron festival of the cathedral and bishopric

Visiting hours from 12 PM to 4 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 4:30 PM, pontifical Vespers; 8 PM, Rosary; 8:30 PM, sermon and procession through the cathedral gardens)

August 22nd 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, organ concert - box office and admission from 6:30 PM)

August 23rd 2020

Visiting hours from 12:30 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass with the commissioning of pastoral and congregational assistants)

August 29th 2020

Visiting hours begin at 1:30 PM (10 AM: pontifical Mass celebrating wedding anniversaries)

August 30th 2020

Visiting hours from 1:30 PM until 5:30 PM (10 AM: pontifical Mass celebrating wedding anniversaries; 6 PM, evening Mass)

 

September 5th 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, organ concert - box office and admission from 6:30 PM)

September 8th 2020 – The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The cathedral will close at 5:45 PM (6 PM, Vespers; 6:30 PM Chapter Mass)

September 12th 2020

Visiting hours from 9 AM to 1:30 PM and from 3:30 PM to 7 PM (2 PM, marriage ceremony)

September 19th 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, opening concert for the "Internationalen Musiktage" [international music festival] - box office and admission starting at 6:30 PM)

September 20th 2020

Visiting hours begin at 12 AM (10 AM, pontifical Mass)

September 22nd 2020

No visitors permitted between 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM (3 PM, organ concert "Organ 3.0", admission only for concertgoers, tickets are free of charge however we would kindly ask that visitors leave a donation)

September 24th 2020

No visitors permitted between 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM (3 PM, organ concert "Organ 3.0", admission only for concertgoers, tickets are free of charge however we would kindly ask that visitors leave a donation)

September 25th 2020

No visitors permitted between 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM (3 PM, organ concert "Organ 3.0", admission only for concertgoers, tickets are free of charge however we would kindly ask that visitors leave a donation)

September 29th 2020

No visitors permitted between 2:45 PM and 3:45 PM (3 PM, organ concert "Organ 3.0", admission only for concertgoers, tickets are free of charge however we would kindly ask that visitors leave a donation)

 

October 2nd 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, organ concert - box office and admission from 6:30 PM)

October 4th 2020 - Celebration of the consecration of the cathedral

Visiting hours from 12 PM to 4 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 4:30 PM, pontifical Vespers; 6 PM, evening Mass)

October 24th 2020

The cathedral will close at 6 PM (7:30 PM, organ concert - box office and admission from 6:30 PM)

October 31st 2020

Visiting hours until 5:30 PM, certain sections may be closed to the public. The crypt will be closed. (6 PM, “United Praise”, adoration and prayer opportunities until 12 AM)

 

November 7th 2020

Visiting hours begin at 11:30 AM (9:30 AM, pontifical Mass)

November 9th 2020

Visiting hours begin at 12 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass with adult Confirmation)

November 10th 2020

Visiting hours until 4 PM (4:30 PM, service)

 

December 13th 2020

Visiting hours between 11:30 AM and 2:45 PM (3 PM, service)

December 24th 2020 - Christmas Eve

Visiting hours from 9 AM until 2:30 PM (3 PM, crib service for children, 10 PM, organ music; 10:30 PM, Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord; 11 PM, pontifical Mass)

December 25th  2020 - Christmas

Visiting hours between 12 PM and 4 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 4:30 PM, pontifical Vespers; 6 PM, evening Mass)

December 26th 2020 - St. Stephen's Day

Visiting hours between 12 PM and 5:30 PM (10 AM, pontifical Mass; 6 PM, evening Mass)

December 31st 2020 - New Year's Eve

Visiting hours between 9 AM and 3:30 PM (4 PM, pontifical Mass to end the year)

 

January 1st 2021

Visiting hours between 12 PM and 2 PM (10 AM, cathedral Chapter Mass; 3 PM, New Year's Concert, from 2 PM - box office and admission for concertgoers )

 

All dates are subject to change.

 

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