annnouncements for friday, march 18, 2016

FROM THE RECTOR:

Dear Friends,

Holy Week begins this Sunday with the Liturgy of the Palms. The great “Three Days” – Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and HolySaturday / Easter – are in truth the apex and center of the Christian year. I encourage you to participate if it is at all possible for you to do so. This is not something extra that some Christians do. It is rather exactly what Christians are meant to do. These liturgies are the means that God has given to us to participate in the mysteries of our redemption. Please note the service times. I have heard it said that no one who experiences these liturgies fails to have their faith deepened, and my own experience attests to this truth.

Make time this coming Holy Week to participate in the way of our Lord’s suffering and death, that you may experience the grace of his resurrection in a more profound way.

Pax,

Fr. Will +

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Pitch in this Saturday, the feast of Saint Joseph (March 19)! We will have a Holy Week sacristy work day after the 10:00 am mass. Come help polish the brass and get things ready for Easter.

Sunday, March 20: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon will be in our area again this year.  There will be roads closed near downtown and west Dallas, but not directly affecting the area directly around the church.

Tuesday, March 22:  There will be no mass at Holy Cross. The mass of collegiality will take place at the Cathedral of St. Matthew on that day at noon.

Please note our Holy Week service times:

  • Palm Sunday: Liturgy of the Palms and High Mass 10:30 am
  • Maundy Thursday at 7:00 pm
  • Good Friday at noon
  • Holy Saturday at 9:00 pm.
  • Easter Sunday mass will be at 10:30 am, as usual.

 

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