Liturgies and events at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church of Manchester for Holy Week and Easter 2017
Below is a list of liturgies and events at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church of Manchester, located at 210 West Main Street, for Holy Week and Easter 2017:
PALM SUNDAY, April 9
- Masses at 8:30 am and 10:30 am (with Vigil Mass Saturday evening, April 8 at 5:00 pm)
- Outdoor procession with palms at the beginning of 10:30 am Mass (weather permitting)
HOLY THURSDAY, April 13
- 7:30 pm – The Mass of the Lord’s Supper begins at 7:30 pm.
- Following Mass on Holy Thursday, we are invited to “Watch and Pray with Jesus,” recalling his Agony in the Garden.
- This time of prayer will begin immediately following Holy Thursday Mass and continue until 11:00 pm.
- 11:00 pm – Holy Thursday night, we will gather to pray Night Prayer (Compline) from the Liturgy of the Hours.
GOOD FRIDAY, April 14
- 12:00 noon – Stations of the Cross (the Via Dolorosa)
- 3:00 pm – Service for Friday of the Passion of the Lord
HOLY SATURDAY, April 15
- 1:00 pm – Blessing of the Easter Food Baskets
EASTER VIGIL, April 15
- 9:00 pm – Mass for “The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night” begins after sundown.
EASTER SUNDAY MORNING, April 16
- 8:30 am and 10:30 am – Easter Morning Masses of the Resurrection of the Lord
Questions? Contact St Mary Roman Catholic Church at 734-428-8811.