HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE:
APRIL 17TH—APRIL 22ND, 2019
CHRISM MASS: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH AT 5:00 P.M., HOLY ROSARY CATHEDRAL
There will be no evening (7pm) Mass on this day.
HOLY THURSDAY: APRIL 18TH
- The LORD’S LAST SUPPER- 7:00 P.M. with the washing of the feet, followed by Adoration of the Real Presence of our Lord ending at midnight with the Divine Office Night Prayer.
GOOD FRIDAY: APRIL 19TH
- STATIONS OF THE CROSS – 11:00 A.M.
- GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE – 3:00 P.M. POOR MAN’S SUPPER – to follow the Passion in Parish Centre
- NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY – 6:00 P.M.
- PASCHAL FAST – Today is a universal day of fasting and abstinence. Fasting is required of Catholics from 18 to 60 years of age. The Church defines a fast as one regular meal and two smaller meals that do not exceed the amount of a regular meal; and no snacks. Abstinence from meat binds those who are 14 yrs. and older.
HOLY SATURDAY: APRIL. 20TH
- There is no morning Mass.
- NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY – 9:30 A.M.
- BLESSING OF THE EASTER FOODS – 11:00 A.M. (RECEPTION TO FOLLOW)
EASTER VIGIL: SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH, 9:00 P.M.
EASTER SUNDAY: APRIL 21ST
- MASS times: 8:00 A.M., 10:00 A.M., 12:00 NOON & 1:30 P.M.
- NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY – after the 8:00 A.M. MASS
EASTER MONDAY: APRIL 22ND MASS 9:00 A.M.
EASTER TUESDAY: REGULAR SCHEDULE RESUMES
NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY CONTINUES APRIL 22ND TO APRIL 27TH : MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY after the morning Mass, TUESDAY after the 7:00 P.M. MASS.
This Week At St. Ann's
PANCAKE BREAKFAST is being prepared by the Knights of Columbus on today Sunday, April 14th after the 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Masses.
CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCY AND VESPERS on Sunday, April 14th at 3:00 p.m. in the Sacred Space at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.
MOM’S & TOTS DROP-IN: meet every Monday at 9:00 a.m. in St. Monica’s lounge. No registration needed just drop in for coffee/tea and some social time for you and your young children.
The CWL will be doing some SPRING CLEANING of the Church and Parish Centre. This week we will have work bees on:
~Monday, April 15 at 1:00 pm
~Tuesday, April 16 at 9:00 am
~Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 am
Any parishioners wanting to help make our beautiful facility sparkle, please meet us at the Parish Centre doors at any of the
Ladies our CWL MEETING this month will be on Monday, April 15th at 7:00pm. Our hugs item of the month is a small bottle of shampoo.
FORMATION PROGRAM FOR THE SCALABRINIAN LAITY – Unit 4: “Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini: Father of the Migrants”. April 15th, 7:00pm in St. Monica’s Lounge.
BRASS CLEANING: We are asking for your help on Wednesday, April 17th after Stations of the Cross (approx. 9am) in the back of gym. Thank you!
ONE BODY IN CHRIST PRAISE & WORSHIP MEETING is cancelled for this week but will resume on Thursday, April 25th at 7:45 p.m. in the Family room after the CWL Mass at 6:30 pm.
There will be no Mass celebrated at the Worthington Fireside room this month as it is Good Friday. Communion will be brought to the residents by our Eucharistic Minister after 9:00 a.m.
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