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Holy Week Ceremonies and the Easter Triduum in Mitchelstown Parish

PARISH CHURCH:

SUNDAY 14TH APRIL:   Palm Sunday – Palms blessed at all Masses (please bring Palms with you). Gospel account of the Passion of Jesus will be read.

 

MONDAY 15TH APRIL:  PENITENTIAL RITE.7.30pm.

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

MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 15TH, 16TH& 17TH APRIL:

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

(No evening Mass on Monday 15th at7.30 p.m. due to Penitential Rite)

 

WEDNESDAY 17TH APRIL:  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.

 

Trocaire 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- 18TH APRIL:

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.

 

PARISH CHURCH - GOOD FRIDAY – 19TH 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, after Morning Prayer& finishes on 2nd Sunday of Easter, April 28th. The Novena will be recited each day at 3pm. SpecialCeremonies in the Church on 28th Aprilfrom2pm to 5pm. (Novena leaflets available at the Churches)

 

PARISH CHURCH - HOLY SATURDAY – 20TH APRIL:

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

 

BALLYGIBLIN CHURCH:

GOOD FRIDAY: STATIONS OF THE CROSS: 7.30 p.m.

EASTER SUNDAY: MASS:    9.30 a.m.

KILLACLUIG CHURCH:

GOOD FRIDAY: STATIONS OF THE CROSS: 12 noon

EASTER SUNDAY: MASS:    10 a.m.

 

PARISH CHURCH

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

EASTER SUNDAY:

Via Lucis – Way of Light: Procession to the Parish Church,(weather permitting) for 8.30am Mass, from St. Fanahan’s Holy Well. Assemble at the Well at 7.15am. Candles will be provided.

MASS: 8.30am, 11.30am & 7.30pm.

   

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

 

CONFESSIONS:

Wednesday 17th April 12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Thursday 18th April  12.00 – 1.00 p.m.

Friday 19th April      12.00 – 1.00 p.m. &after Good Friday Ceremonies

Saturday 20th April  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

Divine Mercy Novena begins on

Good Friday and finishes on the

2nd Sunday of Easter. (April 28th, Feast of the Divine Mercy). Devotions in the Parish Church

At 2pm to 5pm.

 

2019 Easter Week Notice.pdf