LENTEN OBSERVANCES AND EVENTS

Our corporate Lenten devotion: The Shape of Lent at the Church of the Advent 2017

 

Allegri’s Miserere, sung during the Imposition of Ashes at Solemn Mass on Ash Wednesday:

 

Sundays in Lent

The Great Litany will be sung in procession on the First and Fifth Sundays in Lent at the 9 a.m. Sung Mass, and the First, Second, Third, and Fifth Sundays in Lent at the 11:15 a.m. Solemn Mass.

Thursdays in Lent (March 9, 16, 23, 30, April 6)

6:00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross & Benediction

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES

Introduction to the Liturgies of Holy Week

Article about the Great Vigil from The Living Church, February 2010: Waiting for the Light

Sunday, April 9 – Palm Sunday
8:00 am
Low Mass with Blessing and Distribution of Palms
9:00 am
Blessing and Distribution of Palms, Procession, and Sung Mass with the Passion according to St Matthew
11:15 am
Blessing and Distribution of Palms, Procession, and Solemn Mass with the Passion according to St Matthew
Monday through Wednesday of Holy Week, April 10-12
7:30 am
Low Mass
12:15 pm
Low Mass
6:00 pm
Low Mass
Wednesday, April 12
7:00 pm
Service of Tenebrae
The Triduum (The Great Three Days)
Thursday, April 13 – Maundy Thursday
6:30 pm
Liturgy of Maundy Thursday with Foot Washing, Solemn Procession of the Sacrament to the Altar of Repose, Stripping of the Altars. Watch before the Sacrament until midnight.
Friday, April 14 – Good Friday
12:00 – 3:00 pm
The Three Hours, preached by the Parish Clergy
6:30 pm
The Liturgy of Good Friday with the Passion according to St John
Confessions will be heard following both of the Friday services in the confessionals at the rear of the Church.
Saturday, April 15 – Holy Saturday
9:00 am
Morning Prayer
6:30 pm
The Great Vigil & First Mass of Easter
Sunday, April 16 – Easter Day
7:30 am
Morning Prayer
8:00 am
Low Mass
9:00 am
Procession & Sung Mass
11:15 am
Procession & Solemn Mass