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Eighteen Questions on the Paschal Triduum

The summit of the Liturgical Year is the Easter Triduum—from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. Though chronologically three days, they are liturgically one day unfolding for us the unity of Christ’s Paschal Mystery. The single celebration of the Triduum marks the end …

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion: April 9, 2017

At the Procession with Palms — Gospel -Mt 21:1-11 When Jesus and the disciples drew near Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find an ass tethered, and …

Mass Intentions: April 8-14, 2017

Sat Apr 8 4:00 PM Betty Sheppard + Sun Apr 9 9:30 AM Jacinto and Susana Sanchez + 11:30 AM Intentions of Joanna Neville Mon Apr 10 11:40 AM Mario Lauro + 12:15 PM Irma Berríos + and Joseph Miller Tue Apr 11 11:40 AM Intentions of Jaya …

Fifth Sunday of Lent: April 2, 2017

Reading 1 – Ez 37:12-14 Thus says the Lord GOD: O my people, I will open your graves and have you rise from them, and bring you back to the land of Israel. Then you shall know that I am the LORD, when I open your graves and …

Fourth Sunday of Lent: March 26, 2017

Reading 1 – 1 Sm 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a The LORD said to Samuel: “Fill your horn with oil, and be on your way. I am sending you to Jesse of Bethlehem, for I have chosen my king from among his sons.” As Jesse and his sons came to …

Third Sunday of Lent: March 19, 2017

Reading 1 – Ex 17:3-7 In those days, in their thirst for water, the people grumbled against Moses, saying, “Why did you ever make us leave Egypt? Was it just to have us die here of thirst with our children and our livestock?” So Moses cried out to …