This past weekend was the start of Holy Week, which is the week leading up to Easter. During Holy Week, we celebrate the Sacred Triduum, which begins with the celebration of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday and concludes with the beautiful and inspiring Easter Vigil. We would like to extend a heartfelt invitation to you to join Fr. Jerry and our faith community as we recall the Passion, Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Here is a list of the upcoming events.
Wednesday, April 16th... 5:30pm - Lenten Evening Mass
Wednesday, April 16th... 6:00pm-7:00pm - Private Confessions
Holy Thursday, April 17th... 7:00pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper, followed by Eucharistic Exposition in the Weekday Chapel until 11:00pm, at which time there will be a prayer service to conclude the day
Good Friday, April 18th... 3:00pm & 7:00pm - Celebration of the Lord's Passion (the church is open for private visitation and prayer from 7:30am-7:00pm)
Holy Saturday,April 19th... 8:00pm - Celebration of the Easter Vigil (Mass)
Easter Sunday, April 20th... 8:00am & 10:30am - Celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord (Mass)
Please note changes in Parish & School Calendars
Written by Bob Broxterman
Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00
St. Matthew Catholic School will dismiss at NOON on Holy Thursday, April 17th. There will not be classes on Good Friday, April 18th or on Easter Monday, April 21st. School will resume on Tuesday, April 22nd.
The Parish Offices will be CLOSED on Good Friday, April 18th.
40 Days, 40 Moments with Pope Francis
Launched by Pope Francis and created by the Pontifical Mission Societies, the MISSIO App connects you to the Pope and his daily messages--a way to focus in the daily blur of our fast-paced world. By downloading MISSIO onto your mobile device, you can have at your fingertips for your Lenten journey:
*Mission support. *Videos, images, and stories for personal reflection and prayer *News from Rome and around the world *The Pope's daily homily
MISSIO is a way to connect--as one Body of Christ--with Pope Francis, with young and old, rich and poor, believers and searchers. This Lent, don't miss the connection!
Many of us - Catholic or not - have questions about the Catholic faith. Be sure to check out a new feature on our webpage where we will address many of these questions. Under the HOME link above, you will find a link to FAQ. If you click on the FAQ tab, you will find a Questions and Answer page, where we will be featuring, among other things, a series of videos by Fr. Robert Barron which address various aspects of our faith. Check it out, and be sure to come back often as the videos will change periodically.