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.
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
EASTER SUNDAY – APRIL 12, 2020.
THE SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION!
9:00 A.M. Festive Holy Eucharist Rite II (High Mass)
(Only one service today.)
-Children Remove the Stone from the Tomb.-
-The Chancel Veil is Dropped.-
-Children’s Flowering of the Cross.-
-Children’s Easter Egg Hunt.-
Return of the Alleluias!!!!!