Easter and Holy Week at Saint Benedict Parish

 

Come celebrate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus

Holy Week, the time leading up to Easter, is the most important time of the year for Christians. Everyone is welcome to come to Saint Benedict Parish to experience the life Jesus Christ in a new way.

 
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Holy Thursday - April 18th

7pm Mass:
Music by the 9am Band

On Holy Thursday, we celebrate Christ’s gift of the Eucharist to his friends and the church. Holy Thursday also includes the Washing of the Feet, when the celebrant ritually reenacts when Jesus washed the feet of his disciples. The night ends with the transfer of the Eucharist to the altar of repose in the Auditorium downstairs.

Please note that there is no 9am Mass on Holy Thursday.


Good Friday - April 19th

11am Children’s Service:
An hourlong drama entitled The Tale of Three Trees, that also includes music by the Junior Choir, Veneration of the Cross, and something special to take home with you.

3pm Service: The second part of the threefold Easter Triduum has music by the 11:15am Choir and the Veneration of the Cross.

7pm Stations of the Cross: Music by the 6pm Choir.

Good Friday marks the passion and death of Jesus. Walk with Jesus during his arrest, trial, and crucifixion.

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Easter - April 20th and 21st

8pm Easter Vigil: Music by the 11:15am Choir.

9am Mass: Music by the 9am Band

11:15am Mass: Music by the 11:15am Choir

Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. We will be welcoming nine people into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil this year.

Please note that there is no 4pm Mass on Saturday, and no 6pm Mass on Sunday.


The Easter Triduum is the highlight of our year, and we'd love for you to join us for all, or as much of it as possible. See the handouts below for more details on each celebration, or click here to download a PDF of all three handouts.

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