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Holy Week and Easter Triduum Schedule

Reconciliation Preparation for Easter, Monday, March 26, 2018

We will begin with a Communal Penance Service at 3:00 PM
Individual confessions following service till 9:00 PM

Holy Thursday, March 29, 2018

9:00 AM -Morning Prayer

8:00 PM -Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

11:00 PM -Night Prayer

Good Friday, March 30, 2018

9:00 AM-Morning Prayer

3:00 PM -Celebration of the Passion of the Lord

7:30 PM-Stations and Veneration of the Cross
Gather in Fr. Smith Hall

Holy Saturday, March 31, 2018

9:00 AM- Morning Prayer

Easter Vigil Liturgy

8:00 PM
Gather in Fr. Smith Hall

Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

10:00 AM
12:00 Noon
Closed Circuit transmission for overflow in Music Conservatory
***Please Note There will be NO 5:00PM Mass on Easter Sunday

2018 Annual Catholic Appeal

This week begins the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal. We thank all who have participated with a gift to the 2017 Appeal and ask that everyone prayerfully consider making a gift to the 2018 Appeal.

The work and services made possible through your donation to the Annual Catholic Appeal help people in Brooklyn and Queens in ways that no one parish can alone.

We encourage all to watch the following brief 2018 ACA Video.

Mondays During Lent: Knitting and Crocheting for Charity

If You Love to knit and crochet, please feel free to Join us for Lent to Help others.

For the Lenten Season on Monday Mornings from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon there will be a group of Ladies meeting in the Convent who enjoy Knitting and Crocheting. All the items (Hats, scarves, mittens sweaters etc.) created will be donated to charity.

If You love to knit and /or crochet please feel free to join us!
Just show up no need to call in advance. A way to help others –this Lent and make new friends.

Lenten Almsgiving

We will be collecting gift cards for supermarkets this year once again as a part of our Lenten almsgiving. This is going to be very specific: We ask if you would like to participate, please restrict your gift cards to these supermarkets: Stop and Shop, and Shoprite. (these supermarkets are convenient to those who will be helped by your donation of a card(s). There will be a box available in the church in which to drop the cards when you come to Mass or you may bring them to the rectory office.

We do not want non-perishable food left in the back of the Church as is done at Thanksgiving—this presents a problem of transport and extra maintenance supervision.

Your gift of food is appreciated in the form of a gift card and makes it much easier for those who receive it to buy the food they so desperately need.

Bishop DiMarzio Suspends Distribution of the Precious Blood of Jesus Due to the severe Outbreak of the Flu

As you know this has been a bad flu season. Bishop DiMarzio has decided to take some steps to safeguard the People of God.

The Bishop has mandated that we not distribute the precious Blood to people at Mass. This suspension will be lifted upon conclusion of the flu season.

In addition, all are asked to exchange sign of peace by a bow to each other while saying “Peace be with you”. It is also strongly suggested that if you experience the flu that you not attend Mass until you are well again.

May the lord continue to bless you and grant us all good health!