GREAT LENT AND EASTER

Benediction of the Cross/Stations of the Cross: Every Friday of Lent at 6:10 pm

Holy Week 2019 Schedule PDF




2019
LENT, HOLY WEEK, AND EASTER SCHEDULE
 
Ash Monday, March 4
7:30 am              Divine Liturgy with distribution of ashes
6:30 pm              Divine Liturgy with distribution of ashes

Ash Wednesday (Latin Rite), March 6
9:30 am              Distribution of ashes available at the regular Healing Mass

Fridays During Lent (March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12)
6:10 pm*            Stations of the Cross
6:30 pm*            Mass, Benediction of the Cross
After Mass         A Parish Lenten Conference & Potluck Dinner in the Hall.  All are welcome.  Please bring a Lent-appropriate dish to share.  $7 suggested donation.
                        *(See below for 3/22 schedule)

Friday, March 22
6:30 pm              Solemnity of St. Rafka, Evening Prayer and Blessing with the Holy Cross
7:00 pm              Divine Liturgy Celebrating the Eve of the Feast of St. Rafka
After Mass         A Parish Lenten Conference & Potluck Dinner in the Hall. 

Saturday, March 23:  Feast of St. Rafka Feast Day Banquet and Party
6:00 pm           Silent Auction
7:00 pm           Banquet and Dance (Hafleh)
Adults:  $75     Youth (18 & under): $40)


Sunday, March 24
11:00 am       Mass Followed by Brunch in honor of Saint Rafka
 
HOLY WEEK

April 14 – April 21, 2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
11:00 am       Mass – Hosanna Sunday (Palm Sunday) Followed by Brunch

Monday, April 15, 2019
6:30 pm              Mass with Rite of the Arrival to the Safe Harbor and Benediction of the Cross

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:30 pm              Mass with Rite of the Arrival to the Safe Harbor and Benediction of the Cross

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
6:30 pm              Mass with Rite of the Lamp, Anointment of the Sick, Benediction of the Cross

Thursday of The Mysteries April 18, 2019
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 19, 2019
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”
After Services    Men’s Society Fish Fry

Great Saturday of The Light: April 20, 2019
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 21, 2019: The Glorious Resurrection: EASTER
11 am              Easter Day Mass 

WHITE WEEK (Week of Easter)
No public Masses Mon. – Fri.
 
 
 
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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