O God, Who hast bestowed on the faithful the fire of Thy brightness by Thy Son, Who is the Cornerstone, hallow† this new fire produced from a flint that it may be profitable to us: and grant that during this Paschal festival we may be so inflamed with heavenly desires, that with pure minds we may come to the solemnity of perpetual light. Through the same Christ our Lord.
“O God who, by the Passion of Thy Christ, our Lord, hast loosened the bonds of death, that heritage of the first sin to which all men of later times did succeed: make us so conformed to Him that, as we must needs have borne the likeness of earthly nature, so we may by sanctification bear the likeness of heavenly grace. Through the same Christ our Lord.”
“O God, from whom Judas received the punishment of his guilt, and the thief the reward of his confession: grant unto us the full fruit of Thy clemency; that even as in His Passion, our Lord Jesus Christ gave to each a retribution according to his merits, so having taken away our old sins, He may bestow upon us the grace of His Resurrection. Who with Thee liveth and reigneth […]
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Palm Sunday - Low Mass 8:00 a.m. - High Mass 10:15 p.m. Holy Thursday - Solemn High Mass 7:00 p.m. Good Friday - Reflection on Passion of Christ 1:30 p.m. - Stations of the Cross 2:15 p.m. - Solemn Liturgy 3:00 p.m. Easter Vigil - Solemn Liturgy 10:00 p.m. Easter Sunday - Sung Mass 10:15 a.m.
Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! O king of Israel, hosanna in the highest! O Lord, bless these branches of palm. Grant that the sincere devotion of Your people may make them victorious over their enemy and zealous in works of mercy, and thus spiritually complete the ceremony which they outwardly perform this day in Your honor. Through Our […]
ASH WEDNESDAY is March 5th and is a DAY of complete abstinence. A Low Mass is scheduled for 7:45 a.m., and 7:00 p.m. Additional News: STATIONS OF THE CROSS begin Friday, March 7th, at 5:00 p.m. followed by Mass at 6:00 p.m., concluding with the Rosary. As a reminder confessions will be heard from 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Team A will serve Stations of the Cross. On each of the […]