|Holy Week / Easter Schedule|
Wednesday, February 14
|7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m & 12:05 p.m Mass & Distribution of Ashes
3:30 p.m. Distribution of Ashes only
7:00 p.m. Mass
|Stations of the Cross||Every Friday during Lent after 12:05 p.m. mass|
Sunday, March 25
|Vigil Saturday 5:00 p.m., 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
There will be the Blessing and Distribution of Palms at all Masses, as well as the Reading of the Passion with Music Acclamations.
At the 9 a.m. Liturgy there will be a solemn blessing of the Palm and Procession, with the Children's Choir.
At the 10:30 a.m. Liturgy, the Adult choir will sing. The Passion of Our Lord will be read at all Masses.
Monday, March 26 to Wednesday, March 28
|7:00 a.m. & 12:05 p.m.|
Monday to Wednesday
|11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & after 12:05 p.m. mass|
|Holy Thursday (Mass of the Lord's Supper)|
|Thursday, March 29||7:30 p.m. Only one Mass.
This very moving liturgy commemorating the institution of the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist will include the washing of feet. The Church will remain open until 10:30 P.M. for adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. At the end of Mass, the Blessed Sacrament is processed to the place of reposition and the sanctuary is stripped of decorations.
|Good Friday (No Mass)|
|Friday, March 30||11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Confessions (Family Center)|
|12:05 p.m. Stations of the Cross (Church)|
|3:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Passion with Veneration of the Cross
The Liturgy of the Word @ 3 p.m. veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion Service will solemnly reflect upon the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ. Attendance at stations by those who cannot participate in the 3 pm. service is an appropriate way to spend Good Friday.
|Holy Saturday (The Vigil of Easter)|
|Saturday, March 31||8:00 p.m. Only one Mass
This service (fulfills Sunday obligation) will stimulate mind, heart and soul, beginning with the creation of the "new fire" and the proclamation of Christ's light in the world - The Exsultet will be sung. We will be reading three Old Testament passages during the Liturgy of the Word. Blessing of the baptismal font, reception of conversion candidates and the renewal of baptismal promise.
|Easter Sunday (Feast of Resurrection of our Lord with recital of baptismal vows)|
|Sunday, April 1
(Usual Schedule of Masses)
|7:30 a.m. Mass without Music|
|9:00 a.m. Children's Choir(Church Only)|
|10:30 a.m. Mass (Church and Family Center Hall)|
|Click on this link to download a printable schedule (PDF format)|
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