Parish registration can be done with Father Metzger at the Parish Office or after Sunday Masses
Monday, March 30: 6:00pm Mass followed by Confessions. Tuesday, March 31: 6:00pm Chrism Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral. Wednesday, April 1: 8:00am Mass EASTER TRIDUUM Holy Thursday, April 2: 7:00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10:00pm. (Special Rice Bowl Collection.) Good Friday, April 3: 3:00pm Good Friday Liturgy 7:00pm Stations of the Cross (outside, weather permitting) (Special Holy Land Collection.)* Holy Saturday, April 4: 8:30pm Easter Vigil Mass and Reception into the Church of the Elect Easter Sunday, April 5, 8:30am and 11:00am Masses
FASTING: During Lent, anyone between the ages of 18 and 60, is required to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Those with special health issues are excused. Fasting means that one eats two small meals and one main meal during the day.
ABSTINENCE: Anyone over the age of 13 is required to abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday and all the Fridays of Lent.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS, a devotion that reflects on the passion and death of Christ will be prayed as a community on the Fridays of Lent at 7:00pm. This devotion consists of meditation on fourteen events of Christ’s passion from his condemnation to death to his burial. All are welcome to join in this prayer together this Lenten Season.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT will follow the Stations on Fridays. During Adoration, there will be an opportunity for Confession. Adoration will close with Benediction at approximately 8:00pm.
RICE BOWLS are a traditional part of Lent and almsgiving, benefiting Catholic Relief Services. Join our parish community in a life-changing Lenten journey with Rice Bowls. Pick up your rice bowl with a 2015 Lenten calendar and rice bowl recipes in the gathering space.