HOLY WEEK 2016
PASSION/PALM SUNDAY/MARCH 20, 2016
The Solemn blessing of palms takes place outside before 10 am Mass (English). Palms are blessed at other Masses in Church. Solemn blessing outside at 4 pm Mass (Spanish).
HOLY THURSDAY/MARCH 24, 2016
No Morning Mass today
Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7 pm in Church,
7 pm in Spanish in the Chapel
As Christ washed the feet of His disciples at the Last Supper, we wash the feet of twelve parishioners on this holy night.
At the end of this Liturgy we will process outside through the side door, join the Hispanic community and enter through the front doors to the Altar of Repose.
Every family is encouraged to have a representative at this Liturgy and bring an item of food for Catholic Social Services.
Rice Bowls will also be collected at this Liturgy.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament follows Mass until midnight in the Church.
We invite all parishioners to spend time in adoration this evening.
Confessions 9 pm—9:45 pm.
GOOD FRIDAY/MARCH 25, 2016
The Paschal Feast is observed today. No Mass today.
Stations of the Cross 3 pm. Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion 7 pm in Church.
Stations of the Cross 5:30-6 pm in Spanish in the Chapel.
This is our main Liturgical celebration. We should not absent ourselves lightly from this celebration. Invite your friends and neighbors from the community to the Stations of the Cross this Good Friday. From Good Friday till the Easter Vigil the Pas- chal Fast is observed everywhere to honor the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, and to prepare ourselves to share more deeply in His resurrection.
Holy Saturday/March 26,2016
The Paschal Fast is observed till the Easter Vigil.
No morning Mass today.
Confessions 3-5:15 pm
EASTER VIGIL 7:30 pm in Church / 7:30 pm in Spanish in the Chapel
This is the most important and most beautiful Liturgy of the whole year. In the past, Christians would not dream of missing it. Join us as we welcome new members to our Church through the Profession of Faith, Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist. A reception follows the vigil. Nursery will be available.
EASTER SUNDAY MASSES/March 27, 2016
7 am and 10 am Masses in Church / 4 pm Mass in Spanish in Church.
Nursery will not be available for Easter Sunday Masses.
We wish you all a very blessed Easter Season.