Stations of the Cross is a series of images and related prayers covering events that Jesus Christ went through on the day of his crucifixion on Mount Calvary. Stations helps Christians make a spiritual connection to the suffering Christ endured on his Passion. It is typically a path of 14 numbered images arranged around the nave of a church. Worshipers stop at each station in order for specific prayers and reflections.
A day to remember the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us, so that our sins may be forgiven. Our Tenebrae Service or Service of Darkness is a somber service concluding with a “Strepitus” or loud noise symbolizing the earthquake and agony of creation at the death of Christ. This is Christ’s church, and there is a place for you here.
Holy Saturday will be celebrated with the following:
8 A.M. Morning Prayer
8:30 A.M. Blessing of the Food
8:30 P.M. Liturgy of the Great Vigil of Easter.
This Liturgy will include, Lighting of the New Fire and Blessing of the Paschal Candle, singing of the Exsultet, Liturgy of the Word, Singing of the Gloria, Proclamation of the Gospel, Blessing of the Water and Liturgy of the Eucharist.
All are invited.
The feast of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter) will be celebrated with the following:
7 A.M. Morning Prayer
Liturgies of the Eucharist will be celebrated at
7:30 A.M. 9 A.M. 10:30 A.M.(choral) and 12 Noon -in the church
10:40 A.M and 12:10 P.M. in the Sports Center of the Parish School
All are invited to come and celebrate this joyful day.