Holy Day Schedules

 

 

March 6th - Ash Wednesday Masses
7:00 am, 8:30 am [School Mass], 12 noon and 7:00 pm
 

What's the meaning of Ash Wednesday Check out What Father Mike Schmitz has to say about it.

Ash Wednesday & Lent in Two Minutes 

Stations of the Cross  - begins Friday, March 8th and celebrated until Friday, April 12th
Each Friday of Lent at 5:30 pm in the Church

Friday Fish Dinners – begins Friday, March 15th and concludes on Friday, April 12th
In the Parish Hall after Stations of the Cross (about 6:00 pm)
Cost: Adults: $8.00; Kids under 12: $4.00
Menu: Fried or Baked Fish, Mac n' Cheese or Tuna Noodle Casserole, French fries, Coleslaw, Hot & Cold Drinks, and Desserts
Sign up in the parish hall or call the church office. Cutoff is 12 noon on Thursday.
**No Fish Dinner on Friday, March 8th due to Gala preparations.**
 
Lenten Penance Service
Monday, April 8th at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm

 

 

Praying through Lent with  

 

Opening Prayer

God of all people,
You walk with us on our life’s journey.
You know our joys and struggles.
You know us better than we know ourselves.
This Lenten season, may we too learn to walk with others.
Through prayer, fasting and almsgiving,
may we encounter you in our neighbors in need
and live your call to serve our human family.

Amen

 

March 10-16 - Week 1 – Guatemala

Learn more about Norma and the Catholic Social Teaching about the Life and Dignity of the Human Person                                                                                                          

Closing Prayer Intentions

For Norma, whom we encounter through CRS Rice Bowl, and all young mothers who struggle to put food on the table, that they may provide a healthy lifestyle for those they care for. We pray to the Lord...

For members of our own community who are hungry and do not know where their next meal will come from, that we may encounter them in their need. We pray to the Lord...…

 

March 17-23 - Week 2 – Uganda

Learn more about Annet and the Catholic Social Teaching about Option for the Poor and Vulnerable 

Closing Prayer Intentions

For Annet and her family, whom we encounter through CRS Rice Bowl, and all refugees in search of safety and security, after fleeing violence and hardship. We pray to the Lord…

For those worldwide who are forced to flee their homes for safety or better opportunities. We pray to the Lord……

 

March 24-30 - Week 3 – Sri Lanka

Learn more about Christyan and the Catholic Social Teaching about the Call to Family, Community and Participation 

Closing Prayer Intentions

For the Dhathcroos family, whom we encounter through CRS Rice Bowl, and all refugees who are returning or have returned home, that they find abundant resources with which to rebuild their lives. We pray to the Lord…

For refugees returning home who find it difficult to rebuild their lives. We pray to the Lord……

 

March 31–April 6 - Week 4 – Sierra Leone

Learn more about Kumba and the Catholic Social Teaching of “Rights and Responsibilities” 

Closing Prayer Intentions

For Kumba, whom we encounter through CRS Rice Bowl, and all students, that through education they find new opportunities to grow—and to give back to their community. We pray to the Lord…

For all young people, that their right to education is respected—and that they do not forget their responsibility to use their gifts for the common good. We pray to the Lord…

 

April 7-13 - Week 5 – Gaza

Learn more about Ona and the Catholic Social Teaching on the Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers 

Closing Prayer Intentions

For Ona, whom we encounter through CRS Rice Bowl, and those struggling to find meaningful work in Gaza, that their God-given gifts be used for the common good. We pray to the Lord…

For workers everywhere, that they be given fair payment for their work, safe conditions in which to labor, and the dignified

treatment to which they are entitled, made in the image and likeness of our God who labored. We pray to the Lord…

 

Holy Week

For those we encountered on our Lenten journey with CRS Rice Bowl, and all people around the world who struggle to provide enough food to meet their families’ daily needs. May we welcome the homeless, the lost and the wanderer, recognizing that Jesus himself lived without a permanent home. We pray to the Lord …


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