Holy Week Schedules
Confessions on Holy Week will take place on Monday evening March 21 at St. Ann from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Confessions will be heard at Sacred Heart on Wednesday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. or until all are heard. PLEASE NOTE!!! THERE ARE NO CONFESSIONS ON TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK (March 22) AS THE ARCHBISHOP WANTS ALL THE DEANS AND PASTORS TO ATTEND THE CHRISM MASS AT THE CATHEDRAL.
According to Church Law, there can be NO MORNING MASSES on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, or Holy Saturday.
I will celebrate Mass on Holy Thursday at St. Ann at 5:30 p.m. I will celebrate Mass on Holy Thursday at Sacred Heart at 7:00 p.m.
There will be a three hour service at Sacred Heart on Good Friday starting with Stations of the Cross at Noon. The Passion will be sung by the choir from 1:00 p.m. to about 2:00 p.m. Adoration of the Cross will take place from about 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Communion Service will begin at approximately 2:30 p.m.
Fr. Adam will celebrate the Good Friday service at 7:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart. I (Fr. Tharp) will celebrate the same Good Friday service at St. Ann at 7:00 p.m.
THERE ARE NO MASSES ON SATURDAY (MARCH 26) HOLY SATURDAY UNTIL 8:45 P.M. There are NO Saturday afternoon or early evening Masses on Holy Saturday at St. Ann, Sacred Heart, or any other Catholic parish in the Archdiocese. Easter Vigil will take place at Sacred Heart and at St. Ann beginning at 8:45 p.m. The baptism and reception of RCIA candidates will take place at the Easter Vigil at Sacred Heart.
Easter Sunday Masses follow the usual schedule at both St. Ann and Sacred Heart.
To the date of the publishing of this bulletin, Sacred Heart donors have pledged a total of $57,999.65 toward the 2016 Catholic Ministries Appeal. This represents about 120% of the parish goal as defined by the Archdiocese. Remember that for every dollar given over goal, fifty cents of that dollar comes back to Sacred Heart as cash rebate. Thank you for helping us exceed our CMA goal for another year.
RCIA Third Scrutiny
The RCIA will celebrate the third scrutiny at Sacred Heart this week on Sunday March 13 at the 10:00 a.m. Mass
Devotional Services during Lent
At St. Ann, Stations of the Cross and Benediction will take place on Friday, March 18 but NOT the following week as it is Good Friday.
At Sacred Heart, Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will take place on Sunday afternoon March 13 at 3:00 p.m. but will NOT take place the following Sunday as it is Palm Sunday when the Passion has already been read at Mass.
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