Holy Week Schedule for 2019

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

The Passion of Jesus will be proclaimed.  Procession, blessing and distribution of palms augment our liturgy.

April 13, 5 p.m.

April 14, 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.

Holy Thursday – April 18

Presentation of the holy oils, community foot washing and the lighting of our watchfire are highlights of this Eucharistic celebration.

7 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper

-Nursery Available

What happens at a watchfire? Starting with the lighting of the fire at the end of the Holy Thursday liturgy and ending with the Easter Vigil, a watchfire is tended by volunteer groups who pray, sing, watch and wait together.  Sign-up sheets with two-hour intervals will be in the Good Samaritan Center.  We still need someone to sign up for the 7-8 p.m. shift on Holy Saturday. Sign up online.

Good Friday – April 19

The church will be open all day for prayer and reflection.  The following activities are offered.  Please feel free to come and go as your schedule allows.

1 p.m. Music and Meditation

2:30 p.m. Rosary

3 p.m. Stations of the Cross

7 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord's Passion with Adoration of the Cross (Nursery Available)

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night – April 20

Holy Saturday continues our waiting until the Easter Vigil, when we celebrate Jesus’ passage from death to life.  RCIA elect and candidates become full members during this liturgy, followed by a celebration reception.  Bring bells to the Easter Vigil to ring during the Gloria. Note: This Mass is about two and a half hours long.

8 p.m. Easter Vigil Liturgy

Easter Sunday – April 21

8:30 a.m. Two Liturgies:  Main Church and Good Samaritan Center

10:30 a.m.  Two Liturgies:  Main Church and Good Samaritan Center

No 5:30 p.m. Mass


Help us fill the remaining three timeframes on Holy Saturday. Sign up online to tend the Watchfire from 3-5 p.m., 5-7 p.m. or 7-8 p.m.