Our parish

INFORMATION ABOUT ST HALLVARD CATHOLIC CHURCH IN OSLO

St. Hallvard Parish covers the eastern and southern parts of Oslo as well as the municipalities of Ski, Ås, Frogn, Nesodden, Oppegård and part of Enebakk. It now has approximately 18,000 members.

OUR CHURCH and other mass locations

St. Hallvard is located on the hill called Enerhaugen, nestled between the neighbourhoods of Tøyen and Grønland in Oslo. Street address: Enerhauggata 4, 0651 Oslo. Telephone: (+47) 23 30 32 00. E-mail: Oslo-St.Hallvard@katolsk.no Website: https://sthallvard.katolsk.no/

Along with masses in our own church, we also celebrate masses at Holmlia Church (every Sunday at 6pm) and Skoklefall Church on Nesodden (every first and third Sunday of each month at 1:30pm).

MASS SCHEDULE in St. Hallvard Church

Monday – Friday: 6pm; Wednesdays also at 11am followed by church coffee and lunch in the parish hall.
Saturday: 11am; 6pm Anticipated Sunday mass in Norwegian (except first Saturday of the month); 7pm Anticipated Sunday mass in Polish
Sunday: 9:30am Family mass; 11am Solemn High mass; 1pm in Polish; 4pm in English; 7pm in Polish

Every first Saturday the anticipated Sunday mass at 6pm is replaced with live-streamed Eucharistic adoration with the sisters from the St. Elisabeth convent. Link to the event is availiable on this website and on Facebook.

For information concerning masses in other languages please refer to the parish office or the weekend bulletin available on this website.

CATECHESIS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

St. Hallvard Parish celebrates a sung mass for families and children every Sunday at 09:30. The liturgy and music is adapted to suit youngsters in particular. Children are encouraged to actively participate in the liturgy by singing in the choir or serving at mass.

St. Hallvard Parish offers children’s liturgy after some of the Sundays 11:00 o’clock masses. 2nd through 7th graders and 8th graders preparing for Confirmation meet one Saturday per month from 10am-2pm.

Classes for the 9th grade Confirmation group are held on one Sunday per month following the Solemn high mass.

Registration for the catechetical program may be made through the parish office or directly to the coordinator.

ADMINISTRATION OF SACRAMENTS

If you would like to have your child baptised, if you would like to get married, if you or someone you know is sick or dying, please contact the church office in order to get in touch with a priest. For First Communion or Confirmation preparation, please see the information about catechesis in the foregoing section – and we also have marriage preparation classes in Norwegian, English and Polish.

MORE INFORMATION

For information about the priests and all who work for St. Hallvard (names and contact information), please go to the start page.