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HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

 

Holy Thursday:

  • 5:00 p.m. Latin Mass of the Lord’s Supper, adoration until 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:00 p.m. English Mass of the Lord’s Supper, adoration until 9:00 p.m.

Good Friday:

  • 1:30 p.m. Confessions until 2:25 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross (No Potluck)
  • 3:00 p.m. Latin Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
  • 6:00 p.m. Confessions until 6:45 p.m.
  • 7:00 p.m. English Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

Holy Saturday:

  • 8:00 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass in English

Easter Sunday:

  • 9:00 a.m. Easter Mass in English
  • 10:45 a.m. Easter Mass in Latin

FIRST CONFESSION AND FIRST COMMUNION

We will celebrate First Communion on Sunday, May 4th at the 10:45 Mass.  First Confessions will be heard after the 10:45 Mass on April 13th, April 27th, and May 3rd or by appointment.  Rehearsal for First Communion Rehearsal will be on Saturday May 3rd following the First Saturday Latin Mass.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

We will have Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, April 11th followed by a Lenten potluck meal.  We will also have confessions following Stations.  All are invited and encouraged to join us for stations, a Lenten meal, and confessions.

FIRST SATURDAY

First Saturday Mass will be offered in Latin at 8:30 a.m. on April 5th.  Altar server training, Martha & Mary Band, and choir practice will follow.

2014 HIGH MASSES

  • Thursday, May 29th (Ascension)
  • Sunday, June 8th (Pentecost)
  • Thursday, June 19th (Corpus Christi)
  • Sunday, August 3rd
  • Sunday, September 7th
  • Sunday, October 5th
  • Sunday, November 2nd
  • Monday, December 8th (Immaculate Conception)
  • Wednesday, December 24th (Christmas Eve)

All Sunday Masses will be at 10:45 a.m. and all weekday Masses will be at 6:00 p.m. except for Christmas Eve which will be at 8:00 p.m.

FISH FRY

St Aloysius Church will host a Lenten Fish Fry Dinner on Friday, April 11th.  The dinners will be held in the School Cafeteria after the 5:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross. The menu includes Tilapia cooked to order (fried, baked, or grilled), French Fries, Coleslaw, Hush Puppies, and Beverages.  Take-outs will be available.  The cost is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children.

ST ELIAS ANNUAL LEBANESE FOOD FESTIVAL

The 16th annual Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival will be Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  A wide variety of traditional Lebanese entrees and desserts will be sold. Admission is free. For more details see www.stelias.org/festival

PARISH LENTEN PROJECT

We will continue to collect various non-perishable items for the Cenacolo addiction recovery center.  For Palm Sunday, we will collect beverages such as coffee, tea bags, instant tea, powdered milk, lemonade mix, etc.

NFP RESOURCE

Teresa Shirley now is available to teach the Creighton Model FertilityCare System in the Diocese of Birmingham. The system is a natural method of family planning that can be used both to avoid and achieve pregnancy while respecting the dignity of marriage and life. The system can be up to three times more successful at achieving pregnancy than immoral in vitro fertilization techniques. She teaches locally as well as long distance via Skype and by phone. No one is turned away for services for financial reasons. She can be reached at (334) 312-0000 or teresam.shirley@gmail.com. See also http://crmservicesbhm.com

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