The Great & Holy Vigil of Easter

The Great & Holy Vigil Of Easter April 23 7:30pm with the Baptism of Lauren Sullivan The Easter Vigil is ancient in origin and is commonly held to be the most important service of the Church Year.  The service marks the official transition from Lent to Easter. The Easter Vigil is also the time when…

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Good Friday

April 22 12:00pm Holy Friday, commonly and almost universally called Good Friday, is the day the Church remembers the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour. The solemn service of the day is unique.  The color of the day is Black and there is a serious and mournful tone to the entire liturgy. The…

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Maundy Thursday

April 21 6:00pm Solemn Mass Holy Thursday, or Maundy Thursday begins the Triduum Sacrum, the sacred three days, of the Passion and Resurrection.  The feast itself remembers  several things in the life of Jesus Christ. The first remembrance of the day is the love of Jesus for His people.  In our tradition this day is…

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday April 17 8:00 Low Mass 10:30am High Solemn Mass Palm Sunday begins Holy Week.  The 10:30 service begins on the Courtyard lawn (the 8:00am service begins in the Church and will not use incense, at the 10:30 incense will be used with the church being vented).  Once gathered on the lawn the priest…

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Sermon Lent IV MMXI

The Sermon preached on the fourth Sunday of Lent at Saint Johns. [audio:http://stjohnslaurel.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Sermon-Lent-IV.mp3|titles=Sermon Lent IV]

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News for the week of 3.30.2011

I pray you are all well and keeping your devotions. There have been a lot of people keeping very busy around the parish these last few weeks getting ready for Empty Bowls (a few tickets remain, see article below). A lot of hard work has gone into this ministry- and we stand to raise $9,000…

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