“It is accomplished; and bowing His head He gave up His spirit.”
Palm Sunday, March 25
- Blessed palms will be distributed at all Masses: 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., as well as the Saturday vigil at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday of Holy Week
- The Chrism Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Mary in Miami.
The Archbishop celebrates a Chrism Mass once each year, during Holy Week, during which he blesses the three holy oils that will be used throughout the year:
~ Chrism Oil, consecrated olive and balsam oils used to consecrate someone or something to God’s service, such as during the Sacrament of Confirmation
~ Oil of the Catechumens, blessed olive oil used to anoint babies and adults just before Baptism by Holy Water
~ Oil of the Sick, blessed olive oil blessed and used during the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick
Also during this Mass, the priests and deacons renew their promises to serve God and his people. Read more here.
Wednesday of Holy Week
- Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
- Anointing of the sick and elderly will be offered at the 11 a.m. Mass.
Today, Lent ends, and the Holy Triduum begins.
- The Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at 7 p.m., followed by adoration until 11 p.m.
- Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 a.m. for those who cannot attend in the evening.
There will be no Mass at 11 a.m.
Today, the whole Church mourns the death of our Savior. This is traditionally a day of sadness, spent in fasting and prayer. According to the Church’s ancient tradition, the sacraments are not celebrated on Good Friday. There will be no Masses.
- Confessions will be heard from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
- The Stations of the Cross will be prayed at 12 p.m.
- A Solemn Service will take place at 3 p.m., followed by veneration of the cross and Holy Communion.
Collections today are for the Shrines in the Holy Land.
According to the Church’s ancient tradition, the sacraments are not celebrated on Holy Saturday. There will be no daytime Masses.
- Morning prayer and blessing of the Easter food will take place at 10 a.m.
- Confessions will be heard from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- An Easter Vigil Mass will be celebrated at 8 p.m.
Find the Easter Sunday Mass Schedule here.