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Lent

 

 

The season of Lent consists of forty days of fasting, prayer, and penitence beginning at Ash Wednesday and concluding at sundown on Holy Thursday. Below is information on our Lenten schedules on confessions, Stations of the Cross, and Holy Week schedule.  Click here to learn more about the requirements for abstinence and fasting.

 

 

Click here to download the 2022 Parish Lent Calendar 

 

March 2 - ASH WEDNESDAY Masses @ 8:45 am and 6 pm, service is at 12 pm in Church. This is a day of abstinence and fasting. 

 

Parish Mission and Mini-Mission will be March 13-15 at 7pm in Church. 

Fr. Christopher Krymski O.S.M., Director of the National Shrine of St. Peregrine and Associate Pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica Parish, will present "ALIVE FOR GOD...God's healing for us through the life of St. Peregrine”. All are welcome!

The Mini-Mission in Nolan Hall for those in grade K-5.   This year's theme will be “Mercy and Love” and we will explore the Works of Mercy, Saints of Mercy, and the Stations of the Cross. SIGN UP FOR MINI-MISSION

CONFESSIONS

Confessions will be held on the below dates and times in the Church:

  • April 11, 7-7:30 pm
  • April 12, 11-11:30 am
  • April 13, 3:30-4 pm
REMINDER: There are no Confessions during the Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. 

 

 


STATIONS OF THE CROSS

 Stations of the Cross will be held on the following Fridays immediately after 5:30 pm Mass (approx. 6 pm)

  • March 4
  • March 11 
  • March 18
  • March 25 - Presented by 8th grade
  • April 1 
  • April 8  

 

 

NEW!  THE ARTS AND ADORATION 

Whatever the painting, praying with art offers an opportunity to reflect on different subjects, note our feelings, and tap more into the divine. The focus is to deepen our relationship with Christ with the aid of the wonderful images in paintings. 

Art & Adoration sessions are on the following dates starting with Adoration from 6 pm and the talk at 7 pm:

  • March 21 - Fr Jared Orndorff - The Cross VS the Broken System
  • March 28 - Fr Matthew Pfieffer - Prayer in Film
  • April 4  - Fr. Michael Stalla - Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

LENTEN DINNERS 

We will have Mass and Stations of the Cross every Friday.  In addition to that, we will be offering a (free) Simple Supper after stations in Nolan Hall.

March 4 - Hosted by Men’s Group

March 11 - Hosted by CYO Athletic Association

March 18- Hosted by Parish Staff

March 25 - Hosted by 8th grade

April 1 - Hosted by st Vincent de Paul 

April 8 -Hosted by Knights of Columbus 

 

 

MORE EVENTS

Book Discussion All Sundays in Lent at 9AM and 11 AM  in Nolan Hall - Join us as we discuss our Lenten Book “Life is Messy” by Matthew Kelly.

March 25: Adoration in the Rectory Chapel from 9 am- 4 pm. Benediction is at 4 pm. 

April 2 and 3: Communal Anointing of the Sick will be at 5 pm Mass on Saturday and 10 am Mass on Sunday.

April 10 - Journey through Holy Week,  2 - 4 PM Church

 

 HOLY WEEK

 


All Holy Week events will be held in the Church unless otherwise indicated.   

April 13 --  Tenebrae @ 7pm 

April 14 -- Mass of the Lord's Supper @ 7 pm. Adoration in Nolan Hall immediately following Mass until 11:30 pm

April 15  -- Good Friday Service @ 3pm and @ 7pm 

April 16 --  Food Blessing @ 11amEaster Vigil Mass @ 8:30pm

April 17 -- Easter Masses @ 8am, 10am, 12pm (noon)