GREAT LENT AND EASTER

Benediction of the Cross/Stations of the Cross: Every Friday of Lent at 6:30 pm

Holy Week 2017 Schedule PDF




2017
LENT, HOLY WEEK, AND EASTER SCHEDULE
 
Fridays During Lent (March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 7 April 7)
6:30 pm          Stations of the Cross, Mass, Benediction of the Cross
After Mass      A Lenten Potluck Dinner in the Hall.  All are welcome.  Please bring a Lent-appropriate dish to share

 
Friday & Saturday, March 17 & 18:  24 Hours with the Lord
3:00 pm          Eucharistic Adoration begins with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and the Divine Mercy Chaplet
6:30 pm          Stations of the Cross, Mass, Benediction of the Cross
After Mass      Eucharistic Adoration resumes
                        A Lenten Potluck Dinner in the Hall.  All are welcome.  Please bring a Lent-appropriate dish to share
All Night         Eucharistic Adoration continues throughout the night and the next day.
Saturday
3:00 pm          Service of Readings, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Praise and Worship concluding with the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

 
Sunday, March 19:  St. Rafka Feast Day Brunch
12:00 pm         (After Divine Liturgy) The Ladies’ Society will host Brunch in honor of St. Rafka’ Feast Day.  Adults: $10; Kids (6 – 12): $5; under 6: Free
 

Sunday, March 26:  St. Rafka Parish Meeting
12:00 pm         (After Divine Liturgy) Parish Meeting. At least one adult representative per family is requested to attend.
 
Friday April 7:  Lenten Penance Service
6:00 pm -        Confessions (continue through Stations of the Cross)
        7:00 pm

 
HOLY WEEK
April 9 – April 16, 2017
 
Sunday, April 9, 2017
10:30 am        Mass – Hosanna Sunday (Palm Sunday) Followed by Pot Luck Brunch
 
Monday, April 10, 2017
6:30 pm          Mass with Rite of the Arrival to the Safe Harbor and Benediction of the Cross
 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
6:30 pm          Mass with Rite of the Arrival to the Safe Harbor and Benediction of the Cross
 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
6:30 pm          Mass Rite of the Lamp and Anointment of the Sick and Benediction of the Cross

 
Thursday of The Mysteries April 13, 2017
6:30 pm          Mass and the Washing of the Feet
                        Eucharistic Procession and Adoration throughout the night    

 
Great Friday of The Crucifixion: (Friday of the Passion) April 14, 2017
9 am                Mass of the Signing of the Chalice
                        (Mass of the Sanctified with communion)
5 pm               Via Crucis- Stations of the Cross
6:30 pm          Adoration of the Cross/Burial of Christ
7:30 pm          Chant of “I am the Mother of Sorrow”
Men’s Society Fish Fry
 

Great Saturday of The Light: April 15, 2017
11:30 am        Rite of Forgiveness and Confessions
12:30 pm        First Anticipated Announcement of the Resurrection of Christ

 
EASTER VIGIL
11:30 pm    Resurrection Litany and Rite of Peace
Midnight       Easter Midnight Mass
 
SUNDAY, April 27, 2017: The Glorious Resurrection: EASTER
11 am            Easter Day Mass 
 
WHITE WEEK (Week of Easter)
Mass Schedule goes back to the normal Daily Mass Schedule  
Monday of Easter: Mass at 6:30 pm
Wednesday of Easter: 9:30 am Mass


 
 
 
May You All Have A Blessed Holy Week And Glorious Easter
            MSHIHO DEST-LEBTE HLOFAYN, ITRAHAM ALAIN
                        Christ who was Crucified For Us, Have Mercy On Us
            MSHIHO DQOM MEN BEIT MEETE, ITRAHAM ALAIN
                        Christ Who is Risen From The Dead, Have Mercy On Us
 
AL- MASEEH QAM- HAQQAN QAM
Christ Is Risen, Christ Is Truly Risen

 
 

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