Holy Week and Easter at St. John’s 2016
Saturday, March 19 Eve of Holy Week
10:00 a.m. Making of Palm Crosses in Common Room
10:00 a.m. Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St. James in South Bend
Sunday, March 20 The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday
8:00 a.m. Rite I Mass… the blessing of the palms will take place at the back of the nave.
9:00 a.m. Adult Formation, Making of the Palm Crosses in Sunday School
10:00 a.m. Mass… the blessing of the palms will take place in the Great Hall. This will be followed by a procession around the church.
2:00 p.m. Passiontide Concert and Devotion – Featuring the Elkhart Community Children’s Choir
Wednesday, March 23 Wednesday in Holy Week
9:00 a.m. Mass for the Wednesday of Holy Week
8:00 p.m. The Service of Tenebrae
Thursday, March 24
6:00 p.m. Mass and the procession to the Altar of Repose,
stripping of the Altar.
8:00 p.m. Through the night. The Watch of the Blessed Sacrament –
see the sign-up sheet to pray and keep watch at the
Altar of Repose in the Chapel.
Friday, March 25 Good Friday
Noon The Good Friday Liturgy
6:00 p.m. The Good Friday Liturgy
Confessions will be heard by appointment
Saturday, March 26 Holy Saturday
8:30 p.m. The Great Vigil will be celebrated at St. David’s, Elkhart where Fr. Repp will con-celebrate.
Sunday, March 27 The Sunday of the Resurrection: Easter Day
8:00 a.m. Easter Day Rite I Mass
10:00 a.m. Easter Day Rite II Mass