HOLY WEEK 2016
 

Sing, my tongue, the Savior's glory,

of His flesh the mystery sing;

of the Blood, all price exceeding,

shed by our immortal King,

destined, for the world's redemption,

from a noble womb to spring.

Of a pure and spotless Virgin

born for us on earth below,

He, as Man, with man conversing,

stayed, the seeds of truth to sow;

then He closed in solemn order

wondrously His life of woe.On the night of that Last Supper,

seated with His chosen band,

He the Pascal victim eating,

first fulfills the Law's command;

then as Food to His Apostles

gives Himself with His own hand.

Word-made-Flesh, the bread of nature

by His word to Flesh He turns;

wine into His Blood He changes;

what though sense no change discerns?

Only be the heart in earnest,

faith her lesson quickly learns.
Down in adoration falling,

This great Sacrament we hail,

Over ancient forms of worship

Newer rites of grace prevail;
Faith will tell us Christ is present,
When our human senses fail.

To the everlasting Father,

And the Son who made us free

And the Spirit, God proceeding

From them Each eternally,

Be salvation, honor, blessing,

Might and endless majesty.

Amen. Alleluia.

 


HOLY WEEK MASSES
 
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday daily Mass at 7:30AM in the Chapel
 

HOLY THURSDAY, April 13th
Maundy Thursday
The only Mass on Thursday will be the 7PM Evening Mass followed by
procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the Altar of Reposition.
The Church will be open until 9:00PM for those who may wish to visit the Altar of Reposition
 

GOOD FRIDAY, April 14th
The Mass of the Pre-Sanctified
The Church will be open at 9AM and theSOLEMN THREE HOURS
will begin at 12:00 Noon. THE SOLEMN LITURGY OF GOOD FRIDAY will take place
at 3:00 PM and again at 7:00PM. The Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord will
take place so that as many people as possible can attend the Service of Good Friday.
 
We are reminded that

GOOD FRIDAY IS A DAY OF FAST AND ABSTINENCE.
 

HOLY SATURDAY, April 15th
The Great Service of Light
The only Service on Holy Saturday is the Easter Vigil Mass at 7:30PM.
Those who participate at the Easter Vigil fulfill their Mass obligation for
Easter Sunday.
 

EASTER SUNDAY, April 16th
The Masses on Easter Sunday will be the same as on every Sunday,
namely, at 9:00AM and 11:00AM.
 
 
 
 

 



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