Lent

Lent

Holy Week Announcements

Parish Office Closed for Holy Week The parish office will be closed for the duration of Holy Week through Easter Tuesday. The office will re-open on Wednesday, April 24 at 9:30 am. We wish all of you a grace-filled Holy Week and a blessed & joyful Easter celebration. Extra Parking for St. Maurice Parishioners for the Easter Services Throughout the Triduum, those…

The Joy of Mercy

On this Laetare Sunday, we focus on the JOY that is the hallmark of our healing encounter with the mercy of God. (Excerpted from The Church of Mercy by Pope Francis): I am always struck when I reread the parable of the merciful father; … it always gives me great hope. Think of that younger son who was in the father’s house, who was loved; and yet he wants his…

Confession Times for Lent

During this Lenten season, the Sacrament of Reconciliation is available: Tuesdays, after the 7 pm Mass until 8:15 pm Saturdays, 4 pm – 4:50 pm Sundays (except Palm Sunday), 10:15 – 10:50 am Friday, April 5, 6 pm – 8 pm Saturday, April 13 (before Holy Week begins) from 3 – 4:50 pm Holy Thursday, April 18,  8:30 – 9:30 pm For a list of…

Pancake Supper: March 5

St. Simon’s Ministry will host a Pancake Supper in the atrium on Shrove Tuesday, March 5th.  Pancakes, sausages and fruit will be served.  Due to limited space, we will have two seatings for supper.  The first seating will be at 4:30 pm and the second at 5:30 pm. There will be no cost for the supper although THIS WEEKEND, March 2/3, we are handing out tickets after all…

Lenten study to begin March 11

The Mystery of the Eucharist The Mystery of the Eucharist is a 6-week Lenten study where we will “explore the truth and beauty of Christ’s real presence in the Eucharist, from its origins in Sacred Scripture, to its profound role in the life of the Church and its members.” Sessions are held in the atrium of St. Maurice Parish, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Monday…