Calendar of Events: Lent/Holy Week 2017

Wednesday, 3/1 – Ash Wednesday
Sunday, 3/5 – Launch of Operation Rice Bowl
Friday, 3/3 at 6PM – Stations of the Cross
Friday, 3/10 at 6PM – Stations of the Cross
Friday, 3/17 at 6PM – Stations of the Cross, hosted by the Dominican Laity
Friday, 3/24 at 6PM – Stations of the Cross
Sunday, 3/26 at 9:30AM and 7:00PM – Mass w/Anointing of the Sick
Friday, 3/31 at 6PM – Stations of the Cross
Friday, 3/31 through Sunday, 4/2 – Lenten Student Retreat on Mount Lemmon
Wednesday, 4/5 at 7:30PM – Presentation on the Sacrament of Reconciliation by Father Paul Gabor, SJ of the Vatican Observatory
Thursday, 4/6 at 7PM – Lenten Reconciliation Service
Friday, 4/7 at 6PM – Stations of the Cross
Sunday, 4/9 – Closing of Operation Rice Bowl
Sunday, 4/9 – Palm Sunday
Monday, 4/10 at 2PM – Chrism Mass at St. Augustine Cathedral
Thursday, 4/13 at 8AM – Tenebrae: Solemn Morning Prayer for Holy Thursday
Thursday, 4/13 at 7:30PM – Holy Triduum: Mass of the Lords Supper
Thursday, 4/13 from 9:00PM to midnight: Altar of Repose/Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Friday, 4/14 at 8AM – Tenebrae: Solemn Morning Prayer for Good Friday
Friday, 4/14 at 7:30PM – Holy Triduum: Good Friday Liturgy
Saturday, 4/15 at 8AM – Tenebrae: Solemn Morning Prayer for Holy Saturday
Saturday, 4/15 at 7:30PM – Holy Triduum: Easter Vigil Mass
Sunday, 4/16 – Easter Sunday Masses at 8AM, 9:30AM and 11:15AM – there will be no evening Masses

Lent 2017

As you prepare for the season of Lent personally and as a family, you may find the following resources helpful. You may wish to have the daily scripture readings sent to your phone for you to reflect on throughout the day, you may wish to get together with friends to pray, read scripture, and discuss, or you may wish read a daily reflection. You will find ideas and supports for these and more ideas in the links below.


Lenten Online Resources:

Busted Halo  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApVRGHoeH9w


CRS Rice Bowl  http://www.crsricebowl.org/


The Catholic Table: Prayer, Food, Conversation, and Wine: 



The Word:  Brought to You Every Day by the Order of Preachers  http://word.op.org/2015/02/03/

                Includes podcast of daily readings, reflections


Ligouri Presshttp://www.liguori.org/journey-of-faith-lent.html


Loyola Press:  Daily 3-minute retreat  http://www.loyolapress.com/3-minute-retreats-daily-online-prayer.htm


Sacred Space:  daily prayer online  http://www.sacredspace.ie/


USCCB  (United States Catholic Conference of Bishops):  Daily scripture readings with podcast of the readings. Online subscription available for the readings to be emailed to you directly each day – www.usccb.org/readings


Morning Offering: daily prayers and reflections during Lent – http://www.catholiccompany.com/morning-offering/signup/


Smart phone applications (free):

Laudate – free, includes Daily readings for mass; Liturgy of the Hours, Complete text of New American Bible, Catholic Catechism, and more.

iMissal – free, daily readings, Bible, rosary and other prayer meditations





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