Holy Week & Easter Sunday Schedule 2019

Grotto – Holy Week & Easter Sunday Schedule – 2019:

Saturday, April 13th – Outdoor Stations of the Cross 

National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes in Emmitsburg, Md. – 10:00 a.m.


Sunday April 14th: 7:15 a.m. Quiet Prayer accompanied by Gregorian Chant

 (Palm Sunday)        7:30 a.m. Palm Sunday Liturgy – Holy Eucharist Rite I

                               8:00 a.m. Sign Language Class

                               9:00 a.m. Palm Sunday Liturgy – Outside Procession

                                               Holy Eucharist Rite II – Palm Sunday Breakfast


Monday April 15th: 7:30 p.m. Fr. Steve Celebrating Monday in Holy Week Mass

                                  St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church – Hancock, Md.

Tuesday April 16th: 11:00 a.m. Clergy Annual Holy Week Re-affirmation of  Ordination Vows and Chrism Mass. Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, Maryland.  

Wednesday April 17th: 5:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross

                                      6:00 p.m. Evening Prayer Rite I

The Triduum

Thursday April 18th:   6:00 p.m. Maunday Thursday Liturgy: Foot Washing

 (Maundy Thursday)    Holy Eucharist Rite I; Stripping of the Altar; Darkening

                                      of the Church; Procession with the Reserved Sacrament;

                                      Silent Exit from the Church; Nailing of the Cross;

                                      Prayer Vigil before the Reserved Sacrament Begins.

Friday April 19th:    6:00 a.m.  Prayer Vigil before Reserved Sacrament resumes.

(Good Friday)             10:30 a.m. Ministerium Cross Walk through town.

                                   12 p.m. – Good Friday Liturgy at St. Andrew’s; Adoration  

                                    of the Cross. All Reserved Sacrament is Consumed;

                                    extinquishing of the Aumbry Light.

                                    3:00 p.m. Divine Chaplet at St. Andrew’s


Saturday April 20th:   7:00 p.m. Great Easter Vigil – St. Mark’s – Lappans

 (Holy Saturday)                              Lighting of Fire & Pascal Candle, Easter Acclamation.




9:00 A.M. Festive Holy Eucharist Rite II (High Mass)

(Only one service today.)


-Children Remove the Stone from the Tomb.-

-Easter Acclamation-

-The Chancel Veil is Dropped.-

-Children’s Flowering of the Cross.-

-Song Presentation by the Children.-

-Song Presentation by the Adult Sign Language Class.-

 -Children’s Easter Egg Hunt.-

Return of the Alleluias!!!!!