Mitchelstown
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Holy Week Ceremonies and the Easter Triduum in Mitchelstown Parish

HOLY WEEK CEREMONIES & THE EASTER TRIDUUM:

PARISH CHURCH:

 

MONDAY 26TH MARCH:Penitential Rite. 7.30pm.

A visiting Priest will lead the Celebration and a number of Priests will be hearing confession.

MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 26TH, 27TH& 28TH MARCH:

Masses in Parish Church: 8.30am 10am & 7.30pm Morning Prayer at 8am.

(No evening Mass on Monday 26that 7.30 p.m. due to Penitential Rite)

WEDNESDAY 28TH MARCH:   Chrism Mass in Cobh at 7.30pm.  It is hoped that priests & people from every parish in the Diocese attend this Mass. So if you can go, you will be very welcome.

All Eucharistic Ministers are asked to be present at the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday to renew their Commitment. They are asked to line up at the Sanctuary Steps during the Prayers of the Faithful.

Trócaire Boxes can be handed in at the Church Door on Holy Thursday & will be presented at the Offertory of the Mass.

 

PARISH CHURCH - HOLY THURSDAY- 29TH MARCH:

MORNING PRAYER & BIBLE READING AT 10 a.m.

MASS AT 5 p.m.:  This year’s 1st Holy Communion classes will participate in this Mass.

MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER AT 7.30 p.m.: followed by Procession to the Altar of Repose.

ADORATION OF THE LORD at the Altar of Repose until 12 Midnight.

CONDUCTED HOLY HOUR OF PRAYER:  11pm to 12 midnight.

The Perpetual Adoration closes on Wednesday at 7pm & resumes again after the 11.30am Mass on Easter Sunday.

 

GOOD FRIDAY – 30TH MARCH:

A DAY OF FAST & ABSTINENCE (We are to abstain from eating meat & to fast in honour of the Lord’s Suffering).

Good Friday:  Morning Prayer & Bible reading at 10 a.m.

CELEBRATION OF THE LORD’S PASSION & HOLY COMMUNION: 3 p.m.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS:   7.30 p.m.

PRAYER AROUND THE CROSS: 9.30 p.m.

The usual collection for the Christian Shrines in the Holy Land will be taken up. This is a worthy cause & deserves support.

The Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday & finishes on 2nd Sunday of Easter, April 8th. Special ceremonies in the Church on the day from 2pm to 5pm. (Novena leaflets available at the Churches)

 

HOLY SATURDAY – 31ST MARCH:

Holy Saturday Morning:  Morning Prayer & Bible reading at 10 a.m.

EASTER VIGIL MASS:   9 p.m. (candles will be provided) Please note that there will be no 7.30 p.m. Mass on Holy Saturday Evening.

 

CONFESSIONS:

Wednesday 28th March 12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Thursday 29th March 12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Friday 30th March     12.00 – 1.00 p.m. & after Good Friday Ceremonies

Saturday 31st March 12.00 – 1.00 p.m. & 6.30 – 7.30 p.m.

 

 

 

Click here to download pdf of Daily Calendar of Holy Week Ceremonies and Easter Triduum in the Parish

 

The Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday & finishes on 2nd Sunday of Easter, April 8th. Special ceremonies in the Church on the day from 2pm to 5pm. (Novena leaflets available at the Churches)

Holy Week Schedule.pdf