holy week at st. john's
We hope you will join us for Holy Week as we make our way toward a glorious Easter Sunday.
The blessing of the palms, the Passion of Our Lord, and the Holy Eucharist.
Saturday April 13, 5:30 pm: Vigil Mass with distribution of palms
Sunday, April 14, 10 am: Mass with distribution of palms (begins in Parish Hall)
Holy Wednesday, Stations of the Cross
Wednesday, April 17, 7 pm- Follow the last hours of Christ's life through these traditional prayers.
Thursday, 18, 7 pm- Observe with us Jesus' institution of the Holy Eucharist at his last supper with the Apostles.
9 pm thru Friday Noon- Maundy Thursday Vigil (Church)
Friday, April 19
Noon- Stations of the Cross
7 pm- Mass of the Pre-sanctified. Mourn with us as we commemorate Jesus' death on the cross for our sins.
Great Vigil of Easter
Saturday, April 20, 7:30 pm (see note at bottom)- Join us for this most holy Mass of the Church year and first celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Bring your own bells and drums to make a joyful noise during our celebration of Jesus' resurrection.
Easter Sunday Mass
Sunday, April 21, 10 am- Celebrate Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead at our beautiful Choral Easter Mass. All children will be invited to "flower" the cross. Bring your own bells and drums to make a joyful noise during our celebration of Jesus' resurrection.
Afterwards, join us in our fellowship hall for a joyful Easter brunch. And, the children's Easter egg hunt will take place on the church grounds.
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EASTER VIGIL NOTE: The Great Vigil of Easter begins with the lighting of the Paschal Flame in the vestibule. Make sure to arrive early to be seated. For your safety, the doors will close once the fire is lighted and will remain closed until the candle procession is completed.