Holy Week & Easter Sunday 2020

Grotto – Holy Week & Easter Sunday Schedule – 2020:

Saturday, April 4, 2020 – Outdoor Stations of the Cross 

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


Sunday April 5:    9:00 a.m. Palm Sunday Liturgy & Outside Procession

(Palm Sunday)        Only one service today,no 7:30 a.m. service.

                               10:15 a.m. Annual Palm Sunday Breakfast                               

Monday April 6th: 7:30 p.m. Fr. Steve Celebrating Monday in Holy Week

Mass at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church – Hancock, Md.

Tuesday April 7th: 11:00 a.m. Clergy Annual Holy Week Re-affirmation of  Ordination Vows and Chrism Mass. Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore, Maryland.  

The Triduum

Thursday April 9th:   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 10th:    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 11th:   Great Easter Vigil.   Time & Location to Be Announced

(Holy Saturday)



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.-

-Children’s Easter Egg Hunt.-

Return of the Alleluias!!!!!