Mitchelstown
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Holy Week Ceremonies and the Easter Triduum in Mitchelstown Parish

PARISH CHURCH

SUNDAY 9TH APRIL: PALM SUNDAY   

Palms blessed at all Masses (please bring Palms with you). Gospel account of the Passion of Jesus will be read.

 

MONDAY 10TH APRIL:   Penitential Rite.  7.30pm.

Fr. Bernardino (Moyross Friars) will lead the Celebration and a number of Priests will be hearing confession.

 

MMONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 10TH, 11TH, & 12TH APRIL:

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

(No evening Mass on Monday 10th at 7.30 p.m. due to Penitential Rite)

 

WEDNESDAY 12TH APRIL:   Chrism Mass in Cobh at 7.30pm.  

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- 13TH APRIL:

MORNING PRAYER & BIBLE READING AT 10 a.m.

 

MASS AT 5 p.m.:  

 

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 – 14TH APRIL: 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.

 

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 23rd. Special ceremonies in the Church on the day from 2pm to 5pm. (Novena leaflets available at the Churches)

 

PARISH CHURCH - HOLY SATURDAY – 15TH APRIL:

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 12th April. 12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Thursday 13th April12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Friday 14th April     12.00 – 1.00 p.m. & after Good Friday Ceremonies

Saturday 15th April 12.00 – 1.00 p.m. & 6.30 – 7.30 p.m.

BALLYGIBLIN & KILLACLUIG:

 

HOLY THURSDAY: MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER:  7.30 p.m.       Adoration until 9 p.m.

 

GOOD FRIDAY: Passion of the Lord & Holy Communion:   3 p.m.

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS:  7.30 p.m.

 

HOLY SATURDAY: EASTER VIGIL: 9 p.m.

 

EASTER OFFERINGS for the priests of the parish will be taken up on Holy Saturday night & Easter Sunday morning.

 

 

 

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

Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday and finishes on the 2nd Sunday of Easter.

(April 23rd  Feast of the Divine Mercy).

 

Devotions in the Parish Church:

2pm to 5pm.

 

Holy Week Schedule.pdf