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Holy Week and Easter at St. John's 2016

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


The Triduum

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

Earlier Event: March 12
Lenten Retreat
Later Event: March 20
Passiontide Concert and Devotion