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Palm Sunday Masses and Traditions

Palm Sunday Masses and Traditions

Our Holy Week journey starts with Palm Sunday, a day of rejoicing and joy. This day commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday Masses will be on Sunday April 9 at 8 am, 10am 12 noon and  5pm. For many this day is second to only the joyful celebration that is Easter.  Take home your blessed palms and put them in a special place in your home. Let them be a reminder of  our … Read entire article »

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Holy Week Schedule for 2017

Holy Week Schedule for 2017

  Holy Week is a time to join with other in our journey closer to Christ and his life and suffering. Our Holy Week journey starts with Palm Sunday, a day of rejoicing and joy. This day commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. For many this day is second to only the joyful celebration that is Easter.  Take home your blessed palms and put them in a special place in your home. Let them be … Read entire article »

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Holy Week 2016

Holy Week 2016

March 20    Palm Sunday 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 & 5:00 Sunday Masses 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Service March 23    Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Chrism Mass March 24    Holy Thursday 3:00-5:00 p.m. Confessions 5:30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m. – Midnight   Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament March 25    Good Friday 1:00-3:00 p.m. Confessions 3:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross 5:30 p.m. Good Friday Liturgy March 26    Holy Saturday 3:00-5:00 p.m. Confessions 8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil March 27    Easter Sunday 8:00 & 10:00 a.m., 12:00 & 5:00 p.m. Easter Sunday Masses Daily Masses will … Read entire article »

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Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday Night 2016

Tenebrae Service: Palm Sunday Night 2016

The Latin word tenebrae means ‘shadows’ and refers first of all to the fact that Tenebrae is celebrated at the Cathedral, in the shadows of Lent, as the light fades away on Palm Sunday evening. Tenebrae also refers to the shadow of sorrows that crosses our hearts as we participate in this moving preparation for the ceremonies of the Triduum. If you long to make your Holy Week more prayerful and your Easter richer, join us … Read entire article »

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Chrism Mass to be on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Chrism Mass to be on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Each year during Holy Week, the Bishop celebrates a solemn Mass at which he consecrates and blesses the oils which are used in our Sacramental Rites. This Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral on Wednesday March 23, at 5:30 in the evening. (In previous years, the Chrism Mass had been on Tuesday of Holy Week.)   Ever after, through the sacred mystery of the Chrism, you so bestow upon the human race the manifold riches of your grace, that … Read entire article »

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Holy Week Schedule 2015

Holy Week Schedule 2015

Holy Week at the Cathedral Sunday, March 29: Palm Sunday 8:00 a.m. Mass 10:00 a.m. Mass 12:00 p.m. Mass 5:00 p.m. Mass 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Service Monday, March 30 12:05 p.m. Mass Tuesday, March 31 7:00 a.m. Mass 12:05 p.m. Mass 5:30 p.m. Mass of the Oils Wednesday, April 1 7:00 a.m. Mass 12:05 p.m. Mass Thursday, April 2: Holy Thursday 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Confessions 5:30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m. to Midnight Adoration Friday, April 3: Good Friday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Confessions 3:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross 5:30 p.m. Good Friday … Read entire article »

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