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From the desk of Fr. Tharp

May 5, 2024 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/10/24

Next Sunday: The Ascension of the Lord                          Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Feast of the Ascension 

 

The Feast of the Ascension was formerly known as Ascension Thursday.  It was 40 days after Easter.  This year it would fall on May 9.  In most dioceses in the US, the celebration of ... Read More »

April 28, 2024 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 4/29/24

Next Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter                          Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp   

Feast of the Ascension 

 

The Feast of the Ascension was formerly known as Ascension Thursday.  It was 40 days after Easter.  This year it would fall on May 9.  In most dioceses in the US, the celebration of the ... Read More »

March 24, 2024 - Sixth Sunday in Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/25/24

Next Sunday:  Easter                           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Holy week and the Sacred Paschal Triduum

 

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday.  We have our regular slate of Sunday Masses for Palm Sunday; the two anticipatory Masses at Sacred Heart at 4:00 p.m. and the 5:15 p.m. at St. Ann.  On ... Read More »

March 17, 2024 - Fifth Sunday in Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/15/24

Next Sunday:  Palm Sunday                    Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp   

Easter Vigil

 

Recall that on Holy Saturday, the liturgical regulations will not permit the Easter Vigil to commence until after it is dark.  Therefore we are not permitted to have the normal anticipatory 4:00 p.m. Mass at Sacred Heart or the ... Read More »

March 10, 2024 - Fourth Sunday in Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/12/24

Next Sunday:  The Fifth Sunday of Lent           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp       

RCIA    Second and Third Scrutiny

 

The second scrutiny and third scrutiny both take place at the 11:00 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart on the Fourth Sunday and Fifth Sunday of Lent.    Those to be baptized and those to ... Read More »

March 3, 2024 - Third Sunday in Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/01/24

Next Sunday:  The Fourth Sunday of Lent           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp   

RCIA    First Scrutiny

 

The first scrutiny takes place the Third Sunday of Lent at the 11:00 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart.  The prayers are all about the symbol of water and baptism.  Those to be baptized and those ... Read More »

February 25, 2024 - Second Sunday in Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 2/22/24

Next Sunday:  The Third Sunday of Lent           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp      

Lenten Scrutiny Masses and Devotions

 

Sometimes people like to “give up” something as a self-imposed penance during Lent. It is also possible to “do something special” as a Lenten practice. I will have Stations of the Cross and ... Read More »

February 18, 2024 - First Sunday in Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 2/15/24

Next Sunday:  The Second Sunday of Lent           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Personal Lenten Devotions

 

Sometimes people like to “give up” something as a self-imposed penance during Lent. It is also possible to “do something special” as a Lenten practice. I will have Stations of the Cross and Benediction at ... Read More »

February 11, 2024 - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 2/08/24

Next Sunday:  The First Sunday of Lent           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp                      

Personal Lenten Devotions

 

Ash Wednesday is February 14, 2024.  Sometimes people like to “give up” something as a self-imposed penance during Lent. It is also possible to “do something special” as a Lenten practice. I will have Stations ... Read More »

February 4, 2024 - Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 2/01/24

Next Sunday:  The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time           Celebrant:  Fr. Tharp         

Boyscout Sunday

 

Next Sunday we will celebrate Boy Scout Sunday at the 11:00 a.m. Mass at Sacred Heart. 

 

Looking ahead!

 

Remember that Easter is early this year, so Ash Wednesday is also a bit earlier ... Read More »

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