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 Lent 2015

Please Note: March 29th – Palm Sunday (the 12:00 noon Mass is moved to 12:30 pm)

lightThe Last Weekend for Light Is On For You

During Lent, St. Katharine Drexel and every Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Venice, will be open for the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) on Friday evenings from 5 – 7 pm and Saturday mornings from 9 – 11 am. St. Katharine Drexel Church will also have our usual Confession time of 3 – 3:30 on Saturday.  For more information on The Light is On For You, please see the Diocesan web page.

Morning Mass

During Lent, we will have a morning Mass on weekdays at 9:00 am in addition to our regular 7:00 am Mass. The last 9:00 am Mass is Wednesday, April 1st.

Stations of the Cross

We will have a communal Stations of the Cross at 12:00 noon on Good Friday, April 3rd. If you wish to pray the stations of the cross on your own on another day, please stop in the parish office and we will lend you a book of meditations that you can use to pray the stations which are located on the wall in the back of the church, or our outdoor stations located along the road leading to the back exit of the property.

Passover Seder Experience

On Saturday, March 28th at 6:00 pm in the parish hall, experience an abbreviated Passover Seder, offered by Cursillo. We will taste the Middle-Eastern foods Jesus and the apostles ate, plus participate in a festive potluck dinner featuring roasted lamb. Attendance is free, but reservations are required. Please call Ken by Tuesday, March 24, with number of people attending and what dish-to-share you will bring.

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt

St. Katharine Drexel Knights of Columbus invite the children of the parish to join them for the 2015 Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th at 9:00 am sharp outside the parish hall. Once again, the Easter Bunny will be present to welcome the children and preside over the hunt. After the hunt, the Knights of Columbus will adjourn to the church to assist in decorating for Easter.

last supper stained glass - SKDHoly Week at St. Katharine Drexel

March 29th – Palm Sunday (the 12:00 noon Mass is moved to 12:30 pm)

March 31st – Tuesday of Holy Week

Chrism Mass at Epiphany Cathedral in Venice 10:30 am

April 2nd – Holy Thursday

No morning Mass today, Mass at 7:30 pm with Adoration following Mass until 11 pm

April 3rd – Good Friday

  • No Mass today, Good Friday Service at 7:30 pm
  • Stations of the Cross at 12 noon in the church
  • Rosary at 3 pm in the church

April 4th – Holy Saturday

  • Easter Egg Hunt for children at 9:00 am
  • Decorating of the church after Easter Egg Hunt
  • Blessing of the Food Baskets at 12 noon
  • No 4:00 pm Mass, Holy Saturday Mass is at 8:00 pm

April 5th – Easter Sunday

  • Masses:
  • Sunrise Mass 7 am (will be outside in the parking area, please bring a chair)
  • 8:30 am
  • 10:30 am Easter Mass in the Church
  • 10:30 am Children’s Easter Mass in the Parish Hall
  • 12:30 pm (note time change from the usual 12 noon Mass time)













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