Lenten Season

Lenten Season

 

JOIN US FRIDAYS DURING LENT
Mass at 5:30pm
Soup Supper at 6pm
Stations of the Cross at 7pm
ALSO
Join us for Mass on Saturday morning at 8:30am

This Lenten Season, join your fellow Parishioners at St. John the Baptist in growing in our faith by learning, praying, and teaching others. GO. MAKE. TEACH.

Lenten Confessions
Monday-Friday 8:00-8:20am
Wednesday 5:00-5:20pm
Saturdays- 3:30pm
Sunday- 5:00-5:20pm
(No Confessions Good Friday & Holy Saturday)

Communal Reconciliation for Lent
Sunday, April 14 3:30pm

Holy Week Confessions
Monday, April 15 6:00- 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 17 3:00- 5:30pm
Thursday, April 18 7:00- 9:00am

Holy Thursday, April 18
7:30pm Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper- Incense
9:00pm- Midnight Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (Chapel of Angels)

Good Friday, April 19
The church is open all day for your prayer.
Noon Stations of the Cross
3:00pm Solemn Good Friday Liturgy (Traditional) Incense
8:30pm Tenebrae: A Service of Darkness and Shadows

The Adoration Chapel is closed during the Triduum.

The parish administrative offices are closed on Good Friday.

Holy Saturday, April 20
10:00am Easter Egg Hunt – All families are welcome.
12:00pm Blessing of the Food
8:30pm The Great Easter Vigil  Incense
No scheduled confessions on Holy Saturday, No 4:30pm Mass

Easter Sunday, April 21
7:30am Easter Sunday Mass
9:30am Easter Sunday Mass (Brass, Organ & Choir)* Incense
11:30am Easter Sunday Mass (Brass & Organ)*

*Brass & Organ Prelude begins 30 minutes prior to Mass
No 5:30pm Mass

 

Below are some faith enrichment resources offered by Word on Fire, USCCB, Dynamic Catholic, FORMED and Flocknote. Click on the links below to join the Flocknote group or learn more about the resources at their respective websites.

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Set yourself up for a transformative 40 days with FORMED Lenten Reflections. Get daily videos from esteemed Scripture expert Dr. Tim Gray delivered right to your inbox. Don’t miss a day of growing closer to our Lord.  Click to join

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Starting on March 6th:
14 Day Prayer Challenge:

Take the challenge and grow in daily prayer for 14 days (excludes weekends). Simple yet effective ways to help grow our daily prayer life.
Click to Join “14 Day Prayer Challenge”

Dynamic Catholic: Best Lent Ever!
Clink on the link to go to Dynamic Catholic’s website to learn more and sign-up.

Lenten Reflections:
Ever wondered Why an Easter Bunny? What’s with the eggs? How long has Lent been celebrated? or maybe Why doesn’t Sunday count in the 40 days? Join the Lenten reflections series and receive a daily email for 40 days around the most important season we celebrate to learn more (excluding Sundays).
Click to Join “Lenten Reflections”

The Eucharist:
Learn about the reason we celebrate mass in a 6 week series centered around The Eucharist. Weekly email with video on Wednesday’s.
Click to Join “The Eucharist”

USCCB Daily Readings and Reflections:
Get the daily readings direct to your email inbox! Simple way to spend some time in prayer and reflection growing in God’s word daily. Signup is at the bottom of the daily reading page. Click here to go to USCCB’s website to signup and learn more.

 

Starting on April 1st:
Prayer:

Prayer is a powerful thing. Join the 4 week series with a weekly video series centered around prayer.
Click to Join “Prayer”

Starting on April 22nd:
Catechism in a Year:

Continue your journey by joining hundreds of thousands of people in learning about our faith through the study of the Catechism. We’ll be using the (awesome and Vatican-approved) Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (and including direct links to the full Catechism for further reading). One email per day (MON-FRI, not on weekends). Brought to you by flocknote.com with permission from the USCCB.
Click to Join “Catechism in a Year”

Challenge yourself this year, and go beyond the usual practice of “giving up” something. Now is a great time to take stock of your spiritual life and to grow in it.