Holy Week Events
2023 HOLY WEEK & EASTER SCHEDULE
PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION: Palms will be blessed and distributed at all Masses. There will be a procession throughout the church with blessed palms at the 11:00 AM Mass
Saturday April 1: Vigil Mass at 4:00 PM
Sunday April 2: Masses at 8:00 AM, 11:00 AM & 5:30 PM Mass
Tuesday, April 4: 8:30 AM Mass
Wednesday, April 5: 8:30 AM Mass
HOLY THURSDAY, April 6:
No 8:30 AM Mass
5:30 PM Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper (volunteers needed for the Washing of Feet)
(Church Open Following Mass)
7:00 PM Parish Covered Dish Supper-Everyone is invited to join us for our covered dish supper! Bring a favorite dish to share. This is always a very well attended event ~ ALL are welcome!
6:30 – 9:00 PM ongoing Eucharistic Adoration in church. The Church will remain open for quiet prayer & adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 9:00 PM. All are encouraged to join in Night Prayer at 9:00 PM, after which the church will be closed.
GOOD FRIDAY, April 7: Universal Day of Fast & Abstinence for All Catholics
No 8:30 AM Mass (Mass is not celebrated at all, anywhere in the world, on Good Friday.)
9:00 AM Morning Prayer in Church
12:00 Noon-1:00 PM Stations of the Cross
3:00 PM Good Friday Service
HOLY SATURDAY, April 8: No 8:30 am Mass
9:00 AM Morning Prayer
12:00 Noon Blessing of Easter Food/Baskets – please be sure foods are wrapped and sealed.
7:00 PM Solemn Easter Vigil Mass
EASTER SUNDAY, April 9:
We celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and our redemption in his triumph over sin and death. We will renew our Baptismal promises at all Masses. Join with us this Easter!
8:00 AM & 11:00 AM – Celebrate Jesus’ Resurrection – All are welcome!
(NO 5:30 PM Mass Easter Sunday evening)
Easter Flower Offering
Please help the parish by making an offering in honor or memory of loved ones, either living or deceased. Memorial tags will be available from the 5th Sunday of Lent. There are also Easter Flower envelopes by the entrance and exits on the tables.
NOTE: Please return your filled Operation Rice Bowl to Church. Thank you for your almsgiving to help the poor!