March 28th, 2020 Update

Saturday, March 28th

Feria of the 4th Week of Lent

Commemoration of St. John of Capistrano, confessor

Church open for quiet prayer 10:00 am until Noon pm.  Confessions from 10-11 am.  

Sunday Mass 3/29 will be a Latin Missa Cantata for Passion Sunday (1962 Missal), live streamed at 9 am on the parish Facebook page.


March 27th, 2020 Update

Friday, March 27th

Feria of the 4th Week of Lent

Commemoration of St. John Damascene, Confessor and Doctor

Church closed for cleaning today.  

Stations of the Cross idea: Pray one station at a time in a different location in your home or on your property.  Carry a crucifix with you.   


Veiling of the images in the church will happen privately tomorrow (Saturday) in preparation for Passiontide.  Prepare for Passion Sunday I this Sunday by veiling the statues and crucifixes in your home.  


March 26th, 2020 Update

Thursday, March 26th

Feria of the 4th Week of Lent

Church open for quiet prayer this afternoon from 4-7 pm.  Latin Vespers at 5 pm. Confessions from 5:45-6:45 pm.  

Latin Low Mass intentions this week: 

3/23  +Andrea Wightman

3/24  +Rosemary Brennan Lee

3/25  +Theodore Androwski

3/26  +Garr Michael King

3/27  +Joseph G. Lee

3/28  +Francesca Rooney


March 25th, 2020 Update

Wednesday, March 25th

The Solemnity of the Annunciation

Blessed feast day.  Church open for Adoration and quiet prayer from 10:00 am until 12:00 Noon.  Angelus and Our Father prayed at Noon.  


Regularly scheduled Confessions from 5:30 - 6:30 pm.  


March 19th, 2020 Update

Thursday March 19th

Blessed Feast of St. Joseph

Adoration and Confessions this evening from 5:30-6:45 pm.  Please be mindful to keep 6 feet away from the person in line ahead of you.  Consider wearing a mask in the Confessional. 

Tomorrow, Friday, March 20th

24 Hours for the Lord begins at 6 pm with Adoration until 6 pm Saturday.  Confessions will be heard from 8-11 pm.  Various devotions will be prayed at various times during the evening.   

Rosary Walk on Saturday, March 21st will happen this way: 

• Two Groups of five people will be sent out to walk in opposite directions around the parish bounds.  Twenty minutes later, two more similar groups will be sent out in the same way.  And so on.  Our Lady will tie a bow of prayer around the parish.  



March 18th, 2020 Update

Wednesday March 18th

Confessions from 5:30-6:30 pm.  

Church open for prayer during this time.  


Thursday March 19th

Confessions from 5:30 - 6:45

Church open for prayer during this time.


Friday, March 20th

24 Hours for the Lord

Adoration begins at 6 pm and goes all night and all day Saturday until 6 pm. 

Confessions from 8 pm until 11 pm. 


Saturday, March 21st

24 Hours for the Lord

Adoration continues until 6 pm. 

Confessions from 10-11 am

Confessions from 4-5 pm.   




March 17th, 2020 Update

COVID-19 Modifications to schedule

• No Public Masses until April 14th

• No CCD until after Easter

• No Coffee and Donuts or Soup Suppers


• Regularly scheduled Confessions will continue

• Masses and Prayer services are cancelled


• All the lay faithful are temporarily dispensed from their Sunday obligation and asked to make holy the Lord's Day (Sunday).  


For more information on the cancellation of Masses, please see the Archbishop's decree:

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