Holy Week 2017
Join us for Palm Sunday and the Sacred Paschal Triduum as we enter into the Passion and Resurrection of our Lord!
Read on for a full Holy Week schedule including an adjusted Mass schedule for Easter!
Please also note that in lieu of our normal confession times, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered from 12:00 Noon - 3:00PM on Good Friday!
Palm Sunday, April 9
Saturday Vigil: 5:00PM
Sunday: 7:30AM, 9:00AM, 10:30AM, 12:00 NOON, and 5:45PM
Join us for the final Sunday of Lent as we commemorate Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem and recall his Passion.
Remember to arrive on time for a special procession and blessing of palms at each Mass!
Monday, April 10
Weekday Mass: 5:30PM
Tuesday, April 11
Weekday Mass: 7:30AM
Wednesday, april 12
Weekday Mass: 7:30AM & 5:30PM
Sacred Paschal Triduum
Holy Thursday, April 13
Join us for the Divine Office each morning during the Sacred Paschal Triduum. These three days are uniquely intense as we lament the suffering of Christ and anticipate his Resurrection. The name of this office, "Tenebrae," means "shadows" in Latin and refers to the somber extinguishing of candles as we pray through the Psalms on these holy days.
Mass of the Lord's Supper: 7:30PM (followed by adoration until Midnight)
Join us as we commemorate the Last Supper of Christ and his institution of the Priesthood. Then stay for adoration of the Eucharist as we remember the disciples keeping vigil with Christ in the garden on the night he was betrayed.
Good Friday, April 14
Tre Ore (Three Hours): Meditations on the Last Words of Christ with special music provided by the Blessed Sacrament Schola Cantorum, Men's Schola and Psalmists: 12:00 NOON - 3:00PM
Be sure to join us for TRE ORE this year and experience both reflections on the "Seven Last Words of Christ" and beautiful music offered by our Schola Cantorum, Men's Schola and Psalmists. This year, they will be bringing us "Miserere Mei," a historic setting of Psalm 51 that was composed by Gregorio Allegri particularly for Good Friday.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered throughout Tre Ore by our Dominican Friars.
Reconciliation: 12:00 NOON - 3:00PM
Solemn Celebration of the Lord's Passion: 7:30PM
Join us in commemorating the Passion as we embrace the cross of Christ.
Holy saturday, april 15
Blessing of Easter Food: 1:00PM
Easter Vigil Mass of the Resurrection: 9:00PM
Join us for the pinnacle of the liturgical year as darkness becomes light and we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord!
Easter Sunday, april 16: Mass of the Lord's Resurrection
(Please note the adjusted Mass Times)
7:30AM - Low Mass (Instrumental Accompaniment)
9:00AM - Chancel Choir (Full Choir)
11:00AM - Schola Cantorum (High Mass with incense)
1:00PM - Laudate Ensemble (Sacred Folk Music)
5:45PM - Low Mass (No music)
Please consider parking a few blocks away from the Parish on Easter. We encourage you to leave the parking lot open for newcomers and parishioners with limited mobility!