Holy Week Events

Apr 14 - Apr 20 Lent/Easter

Palm Sunday, Apr 14

Regular Sunday Mass Schedule

Monday of Holy Week, Apr 15

7:30am Morning Prayer
8:30am Mass
9:00am Confession
NO 5:30pm Mass

Tuesday of Holy Week, Apr 16

7:30am Morning Prayer
NO 8:30am Mass
8:30am Tuesday with Mary Holy Hour
5:00pm Confession
5:30pm Mass

Wednesday of Holy Week, Apr 17

7:30am Morning Prayer
8:30am Mass
9:00am Confession
5:30pm Mass
7:00pm Tenebrae (the ancient office of matins and lauds prayed solemnly) followed by Disposal of Blessed Articles.
Confession follows Tenebrae

Tenebrae
The service of Tenebrae, or “shadows”, grew out of a combination night prayer and early morning prayer, with an additional focus on the commemoration of the Passion of our Lord. This service is tradition, used in the last days of Holy Week, to impress upon the hearts of believers the awful consequences of sin and the magnitude of the Savior’s sacrifice.

Please join us immediately after the Tenebrae for a prayer service as we burn last year’s Holy Oils, palms, and other religious articles in preparation for the parish’s reception of this year’s Holy Oils. Confession will follow.

Holy Thursday, Apr 18

7:30am Morning Prayer
7:00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper

During the Last Supper, Christ performs an act of love and service in the washing of the feet of His disciples. This humble act was Jesus’ way of teaching His disciples and us to give respect and serve.

One way that we do this, as a parish, is that we remember those who go hungry by bringing a non-perishable food item to be placed around the altar during Offertory on Holy Thursday. The food donations and any monetary donations will be given to the Soup Kitchen.

Following the Mass is outside Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight

Good Friday, Apr 19

7:30am Morning Prayer
10:00am-12:00pm Confession
2:00pm Rosary led by the Catholic Daughters for World Peace
2:30pm Divine Mercy Novena is prayed in the church
3:00pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion. Lenten Bread and Soup Supper follows in the Parish Center.
6:10pm Stations of the Cross (Outside)
6:20pm Stations of the Cross (Inside Church)
6:30pm Stations of the Cross in Spanish (Outside)

Holy Saturday, Apr 20

12:00pm Blessing of the Easter foods in the church
8:00pm Easter Vigil

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