Ascension Thursday is Holy Day of Obligation in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Come celebrate with us the bodily Ascension of the Lord and the fortieth day of the Easter season–and the great commission it brings to spread the Gospel to the whole world–on May 25! Mass times are as follows: 9 am: Mass without music. School is closed for the day, so Mass is celebrated at the later time. 7 pm: “High” Mass with organist and cantor. Christ is risen indeed!
Tuesday 7 pm: The Choir presents Tenebrae, a Solemn Choral Meditation on Holy Week. Holy Thursday 9 am: Church open for prayer. 7 pm: The Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper, with the Rite of Washing of the Feet. No other Masses are offered that day. Following the repose of the Most Blessed Sacrament in the Easter Repository, the church will remain open for private adoration and prayer. 11 pm: Church closes. Good Friday 8 am: Upper Church is open for prayer. 9 am: Lauds (Morning […]