Lent, Holy Week & the Sacred Triduum

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Ash Wednesday – March 6, 2019

7:15am  Reverend John Tallman, Presiding
12:15pm  Very Reverend David R. LeFort, Presiding
5:15pm  Most Reverend Edward B. Scharfenberger, Presiding


Friday: Stations of the Cross 5:15 p.m.

Holy Week Mass Schedule

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord – April 14
Palms will be blessed at the beginning of every Eucharist.
5:15 p.m. (anticipated Mass on Saturday, April 13)
9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m.

Monday of Holy Week – April 15
11:30-12:00 Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
12:15 p.m. Mass

Tuesday – of Holy Week – April 16
7:15 a.m. Mass

Wednesday of Holy Week – April 17
11:30-12:00 Noon Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
12:15 p.m. Mass

The Sacred Triduum

Holy Thursday – April 18
5:30 p.m. Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Bishop Scharfenberger will preside and will be joined by members of the presbyterate to concelebrate this Eucharist with the community. After this liturgy, which will include the washing of the feet, the Eucharist will be reserved for adoration and quiet prayer until 10:00 p.m., at which time we will pray Night Prayer.

Good Friday – April 19
3:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
5:30 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
Bishop Scharfenberger will preside, with the singing of the Passion, prayerful intercessions for the world, veneration of the Cross. Holy Communion.

Holy Saturday – April 20
8:00 p.m. Solemn Vigil of Easter and the Resurrection of the Lord.
Bishop Scharfenberger will preside. We will keep watch in the darkness. The new fire will be kindled, the proclamation of the Exsultet, the Liturgy of the Word, reception of new members into the Church, and the Liturgy of the Eucharist.

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord – April 21
9:00 a.m. Easter Mass
11:00 a.m. Easter Mass
5:00 p.m. Easter Mass