Holy Week Schedule

Our Lady Queen of Peace/Saint Margaret of Cortona

Sunday March 28 Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

Palm is blessed and distributed at all Masses of the week end:

4 pm Vigil Mass, Saturday, March 27 [Our Lady Queen of Peace]  Sunday March 28; 8 am [Our Lady Queen

of Peace] and 10 am at Saint Margaret of Cortona

 

Monday, March 29

  • The Celebration of the Eucharist at 7:30 am Our Lady Queen of Peace

 

Tuesday, March 30

  • The Celebration of the Eucharist, 7:30 a.m. Our Lady Queen of Peace 

Wednesday, March 31

  • The Celebration of the Eucharist at 7:30 a.m. Our Lady Queen of Peace                 

The Sacred Triduum

 

Holy Thursday, April 1

  • The parish community gathers at Our Lady Queen of Peace for The MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER

        at 6 p.m. at which we celebrate the institution of the Eucharist and the Blessed Sacrament is carried in procession to the Repository.  .      [Covid19 Restrictions prevent the Foot washing from taking place this year.

  • Covid -19 Restrictions prevent the Parish Covered Dish Supper from taking place this year.

  • The Church remains open for personal prayer and adoration until 10 p.m.

  • There are no morning Masses today.      

 

 

 

 

 

Good Friday, April 2

  • SCRIPTURAL STATIONS OF THE CROSS:  3 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace.

 

  • THE LITURGY OF THE LORD’S PASSION AND DEATH at 6 p.mat Our Lady Queen of Peace.

  • This evening service is one of the most ancient services of the Church. 

          It consists of readings, general intercessions and the veneration of the Cross of Christ. 

          It concludes with the distribution of Holy Communion with the bread that was

         consecrated into the Body of Christ on Holy Thursday.

 

 

HOLY SATURDAY – April 3

 

  • The whole Church waits and watches in quiet during the day as we prepare to

        celebrate the most solemn day of the Church year.

 

  • The Faith Community gathers at 8:00 P.M. at Our Lady Queen of Peace for the

        celebration of THE EASTER VIGIL –

       the most solemn liturgy of the Church year.  New fire is blessed; we listen to the account

       of our salvation and new baptismal water is blessed. All of us renew our baptismal promises and, once again,

      the Eucharist is celebrated.

 

 

THE SOLEMNITY OF EASTER – SUNDAY April 4

  • The Celebration of the Paschal Eucharist takes place at 8:00 A.M. at Our Lady Queen of 

       Peace and 10 A.M. at Saint Margaret of Cortona.

 

The entire Easter week from Sunday, April 4 to Sunday, April  11 [Divine Mercy Sunday] is

celebrated as one great Solemnity. 

  • Mass: Monday through Friday at 7:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace 

  • Saturday morning, 8:30 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace

 

HAVING HEARD FROM THE ANGEL THE GLAD TIDINGS OF THE RESURRECTION AND THAT

THE ANCIENT CURSE WAS DONE AWAY, THE WOMEN DISCIPLES OF THE LORD CRIED

EXALTINGLY UNTO THE APOSTLES.  DEATH IS NO MORE AND CHRIST OUR GOD IS RISEN,

GRANTING THE WORLD GREAT MERCY.”

                                                                  

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