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The Canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II

The canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II April 27 will mark a historic moment for the Catholic Church. To explore the meaning of the lives of these modern-day spiritual heroes, the U.S. Bishops Office for Media Relations asked severa…

Second Sunday of Easter: Sunday of Divine Mercy, 27 April 2014

Reading 1 acts 2:42-47
They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and to the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers. Awe came upon everyone, and many wonders and signs were done through the apostles. All who believed we…

St. Jude Chapel is Close on Monday and Tuesday

On Monday, April 21, 2014 and Tuesday, April 22, 2014, St. Jude Chapel is closed for renovation.
The Chapel will reopen on Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014.

The Resurrection of the Lord, The Mass of Easter Sunday: Apr 20, 2014

1st Reading: Acts 10:34a, 37-43
Peter proceeded to speak and said: “You know what has happened all over Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power. He went about doing good and healing …

Holy Saturday At the Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter: Apr 19, 2014

1st Reading: Genesis 1:1-2:2

In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a mighty wind swept over the waters.
Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw …

Good Friday Worship Schedule

FRIDAY, April 18, 2014

Confessions: 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Good Friday Liturgy: 12:00 NN
Confessions: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Station of the Cross: 3:00 PM

Good Friday, the day of Christ’s death, is the only day in the Catholic Church’s liturgical calendar on which celebration of Mass is …

Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday): Apr 18, 2014

For the Holy Week Worship Schedule, please go HERE.

1st Reading: Isaiah 52:13-53:12
See, my servant shall prosper, he shall be raised high and greatly exalted. Even as many were amazed at him so marred was his look beyond human semblance and his appearance beyond that of the …

Holy Thursday Worship Schedule

THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

Confessions: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Mid-day Prayer: 12:00 NN
Confessions: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:00 PM

On Holy Thursday, the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper is celebrated. It is generally celebrated only ONE TIME during the day …

Holy Thursday: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Apr 17, 2014

1st Reading: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14
The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, “This month shall stand at the head of your calendar; you shall reckon it the first month of the year. Tell the whole community of Israel: On the tenth of …

Chrism Mass

The Chrism Mass is the Mass celebrated by the Bishop with the priests of his diocese on Holy Thursday (but often moved to a day earlier in the week because of the busy schedule of pastors in the last days before Easter) at which the …

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