Triduum Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter


Triduum

Join us for this three day celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ that begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday.

HOLY THURSDAY – Thursday, April 13, 2017

No morning Mass on this day
7:00 p.m. Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper in the Church

This solemn Mass includes the symbolic washing of feet and Eucharistic procession.

Following Mass, the Eucharist will remain for adoration until 11:00 p.m. in the Church. We encourage parishioners to spend some time there in private prayer.


GOOD FRIDAY – Friday, April 14, 2017

Mass is never celebrated on this day

3:00 p.m.Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death, Church

7:00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death, Church

Each of these liturgies will include Scripture readings, special intercessions, veneration of the Cross and distribution of the Eucharist.  The special liturgy enables parishioners to receive the Eucharist on this solemn day.


Easter Food Blessing

12:00 Noon on Saturday, April 15, 2017
Blessing of Easter Food Baskets in the Church

Note: Food will also be blessed at every Easter Mass


Easter Vigil  – April 15, 2017

7:30 p.m. Easter Vigil in the Church  

This very special celebration of the Mass will include the blessing of the new fire and entrance procession, the sung Exultet, Liturgy of the Word and homily, Baptisms, Confirmation and Solemn Easter Eucharist.  At this solemn vigil, we welcome others into our Catholic faith.  There is ample seating, please join us in welcoming them and being part of this ancient solemn celebration of the beginning of Easter.

Easter Sunday Masses – April 16, 2017

8:00 a.m. Church
10:00 a.m.Church
10:00 a.m.Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Auditorium
12:00 p.m. Church
12:00 p.m.Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic Auditorium

No 5:00 p.m. Mass on Easter Sunday

Easter food baskets may be placed near the altar at any Easter Mass.  Before the final blessing of the Mass, the priest will bless any food that has been placed near the altar.


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