Holy Week Schedule
In this, truly the week that changed the world, please come and join us for worship. Perhaps invite your friends and loved ones especially those who may have been away from church for some time. The passion, death, and resurrection of Christ has power to change lives. Please join us.
Monday: Confessions heard from 4-6 Mass at 6:00PM
Tuesday: You are invited to join all the priests of the Diocese of Venice along the faithful and students from around the diocese for the Chrism Mass. This is when priests renew their promises every year and the sacred oils that we use for the year are blessed and consecrated by our Bishop. The Mass is at 10:30AM Epiphany Cathedral in Venice.
Wednesday: We will be hosting a Mercy Night 7PM. This is a Diocesan event that will feature praise and worship with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and opportunity for confession. We will have four priests available to hear confessions.
Holy Thursday: We will celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s supper at 7:00 PM. Join us as we celebrate the institution of the Eucharist and the institution of the Priesthood. The Liturgy will be bilingual. Hypoallergenic incense will be used. Following the Mass, we will have the transfer of the Blessed Sacrament to the altar of repose in the Parish Center. Adoration will continue until Midnight.
Good Friday: The Youth of our Parish will present the living Stations of the Cross at 1:00 PM and an encore performance at 5 PM. We will celebrate the Liturgy of our Lord’s passion with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion at 3:00PM in English and 7:00PM. in Spanish.
Holy Saturday: The Great Easter Vigil will take place at 8:30 PM beginning with the blessing of the Easter fire, the lighting of the Paschal candle and the Service of Light. This will be a beautiful liturgy as we go through the history of our salvation, celebrate the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation for those being received into the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church, then we joined them as they participate of the Eucharist for the first time. Please know this liturgy is long and beautiful if you’ve never attended before, please consider. There will be no other Vigil Mass on Saturday night. Hypoallergenic incense will be used.
Easter Sunday: We will celebrate Easter Mass at 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 AM (hypoallergenic incense will be used at this Mass), and at 4:00PM in Spanish**