Holy Week & Easter Schedule 2018

St. Patrick Church, 724 Camp St.: Palm Sunday Vigil Mass will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, with palms blessed at the beginning of Mass. Palm Sunday Masses will be at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. (Latin Mass) and 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The 9 a.m. Solemn Mass will be preceded by a Solemn Blessing of Palms and procession.

Monday through Wednesday, Masses are at 11:30 a.m. and noon. On Holy Thursday, the Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper will be at 7:30 p.m., followed by Watch of the Altar of Repose until midnight. St. Patrick Church will open at 7:30 a.m. on Good Friday for visitation. At noon, the Stations of the Cross will be held. The Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion will be celebrated at 3 p.m. At both services on Good Friday, there will be a special blessing with the Relic of the True Cross.

On Holy Saturday, the Easter Vigil and the Pontifical First Mass of Easter will begin at 8 p.m. There will be no 5:30 p.m. Mass. The Masses on Easter Sunday will be at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. (“Vidi Aquam,” Procession, and Solemn High Mass in Latin) and 11 a.m. (Procession and Solemn Mass in English). There will be no 5:30 p.m. Mass on Easter Sunday. At both the 9 and 11 a.m. Masses, St. Patrick’s Choir will sing W.A. Mozart’s Coronation Mass. Confessions will be heard before all Holy Week Masses.

St. John the Baptist Church, 1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.: The church will be open for visitation on Good Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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