TENEBRAE: Songs in the Shadow of the Cross

Tuesday, March 27, 7 pm FREE (no collection taken or donations asked) All welcome The Latin word for “shadows” or “darkness,”¬†tenebrae¬†is the name given to the Church’s celebration of the Hours of Matins and Lauds for Holy Week. It was much more common before Vatican II, but today it’s often used as a “choral preparation” or meditation on the themes of the Passion. A great number of composers have written some beautiful meditative pieces for this rite. Psalms and hymns of lament are read and […]

Lenten Observances 2018

Fasting, abstinence, almsgiving, prayer; Lent is soon upon us, and is a desert in which to reflect on the coming Mysteries of Holy Week and the Resurrection. Ash Wednesday Masses Remember you are dust, and to dust you will return. 7 am 9 am Children’s Mass (school) 7 pm with cantor. No ashes will be distributed outside these Masses. Stations of the Cross and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament Fridays in Lent, 7 pm. Join us as we walk the way of our blessed […]