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Come and Celebrate Holy Week at St. Gertrude - 2017

May we all enter into Holy Week with a sense of prayer and reflection.
This is a week to slow down and plan to spend quality time here at St. Gertrude’s.
The Mother of Mercy Perpetual Adoration Chapel will be open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10-12, of Holy Week.
Adoration will stop on Holy Thursday, April 13, at 9:00am, and will begin again on Monday, April 17, at 9:00am.
Please come to confession this week, Monday-Wednesday. Plan to be with us for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter!

Palm Sunday Weekend, April 8-9
New Palms Blessed at all Masses
4:30pm Vigil Mass (Saturday)
8:00am (no incense)
9:30am (incense)
11:00am (no incense)
12:30pm Palm Sunday Procession with Dominican Community Procession begins in the School Gym
6:00pm Mass (no incense)


Monday of Holy Week – April 10
7:00am, 8:00am, 11:30 Daily Mass
7:00pm Confessions


Tuesday of Holy Week – April 11
7:00am, 8:00am, 11:30 Daily Mass
7:00pm Confessions
Wednesday of Holy Week – April 12
7:00am, 8:00am, 11:30 Daily Mass
7:00pm Confessions


The Sacred Triduum
Holy Thursday – April 13
No Morning Masses are Permitted, Adoration Chapel Closes At 9am
8:00am Morning Prayer with friars and novices
7:30pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Incense, followed by a Solemn Procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the Parish Gym and Adoration until Midnight
concluding with Night Prayer


Good Friday – April 14
No Masses are Permitted
8:00am Morning Prayer with the friars and novices
1:30pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
Veneration of the Cross
Holy Communion Service
7:30pm Stations of the Cross
Entombment of Christ in Church with the novices
Holy Saturday – April 15
No Masses are Permitted until the Easter Vigil
8:00am Morning Prayer with the friars and novices
No Scheduled Confessions
There is no 4:30 Mass Today
9:00pm Mass of the Easter Vigil (incense)
St. Gertrude Choir
Rites of Christian Initiation will be celebrated.


Easter Sunday – April 16
8:00am (no incense)
9:30am (no incense), Contemporary Ensemble Music
11:00am (incense), Mass with the Dominican Community and Novices sing
12:30pm (incense), Cantored Music
No 6pm Mass
Easter Monday – April 17
Perpetual Adoration begins again at 9am.