|Saturday, March 31||Ez. 37: 21-28, Jn. 11: 45-56|
|4:00 p.m.||R.S. Therese LeBlanc int. Estelle & Jim Haverty (at Holy Spirit)|
|5:30 p.m.||R.S. Edward Stromski int. Phyllis Casey|
|Sunday, April 1||Mk. 11: 1-10, Is. 50: 4-7, Phil. 2: 6-11, Mk. 15: 1-39|
|9:00 a.m.||Parishioners (at Holy Spirit)|
|10:30 a.m.||R.S. Corinne Jankowski int. Pauline Cote|
|Monday, April 2||Is. 42: 1-7, Jn. 12: 1-11|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. George & Alice Reilly int. Mary Reilly|
|Tuesday, April 3||Is. 49: 1-6, Jn. 13: 21-33, 36-38|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Loucia Christos int. Fr. Tom|
|7:00 p.m.||R.S. Louis & Doris Miller int. Don & Aline (at Holy Spirit)|
|Wednesday, April 4||Is. 50: 4-9a, Mt. 26: 14-25|
|7:30 a.m.||R.S. Terry Miller int. Fr. Tom|
|Thursday, April 5||Ex. 12: 1-8, 11-14, 1 Cor. 11: 23-26, Jn. 13: 1-15|
|7:00 p.m.||Mass of the Lord’s Supper|
|Friday, April 6||Is. 52: 13—53: 12, Heb. 4: 14-16, 5: 7-9, Jn. 18: 1-19: 42 ----- First Friday|
|3:00 p.m.||Good Friday Services (Holy Spirit)|
|Saturday, April 7||Gn. 1: 1, 26-31a, Gn. 22: 1-18, Ez 36: 16-17a, 18-28|
|8:00 a.m.||Adoration until 2:00 PM|
|10:00 - 11:00 a.m.||Blessing of food at St. Joseph|
|1:00 - 2:00 p.m.||Blessing of food at St. Joseph|
|7:30 p.m.||Easter Vigil at St. Joseph|
|Sunday, April 8||Acts 10: 34a, 37-43, Col. 3: 1-4, Jn. 20: 1-9|
|7:00 a.m.||R.S. Leo & Millie LeBlanc int. Rollie & Dee LeBlanc|
|9:00 a.m.||Parishioners (at Holy Spirit)|
We begin the most holy of weeks today with Palm Sunday. Jesus enters into Jerusalem to begin His days of passion and suffering and dying for the salvation of mankind. May we follow the Lord and be a part of His sufferings.
CCD – This Sun, April 1, after attending the 9:00 AM Mass, classes will be held from 10:00 – 11:30 AM for grades 1-8 and the Confirmation Class. Lunch will be served at 11:30. There is a Penance Service at 1:00 PM for Grades 3 & 10. Next Sun., April 8, all must attend Mass. There will be no CCD.
Penance Service will be held today at 1 PM at Holy Spirit church. Everyone is invited to attend. Confession at St. Joseph this week will be Wednesday, April 4, at 6:00 PM.
Rosary Sodality Meeting will be held on April 1st at 11:30 AM. New members are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served. Also, the Rosary Sodality will have a BAKE SALE on the weekend of March 31 and April 1 (it is not a fools day!). The sale will be before Masses on Saturday and Sunday. Help support the Sodality.
This coming Monday, April 2, is the 7th anniversary of the death of Blessed John Paul II. He had pledged his Pontificate to serving God and the people of God. May he live in the mansion God has prepared for him. Mass will be at 7:30 AM.
OUR LADY OF THE WAY – A Lenten Pilgrimage of Prayer and Devotion. This week’s service is the last and will be held on Wed., April 4 at 7 PM at St. Dennis Church in Ashburnham. Fr. Roberge will preach with the theme A Community of the Risen Christ.
Any person who is homebound and would like to receive holy communion for Easter this week, please call Fr. Tom at 978-632-0375.
Our Easter Choir rehearsal will be on Wed., April 4, at 7:00 PM at St. Joseph Church.
First Friday of the month is this week. It so happens to be Good Friday. What better day can we have to receive Jesus on Good Friday.
Good Friday Collection will go to the upkeep of the holy places in the Holy Land.
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Please return your Partners in Charity donation as soon as possible. Our goal is $8155.00. As of this printing, we at St. Joseph have collected $2740.00.
Tickets are on sale for the Easter Swięconka dinner to be held on Sun., April 22, at 1:00 PM in the church hall. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children.
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
|Mon., Tues. & Wed.||Mass at 7:30 AM at St. Joseph’s.|
|Tuesday||Blessing of Holy Oils at Cathedral at 10:30 AM.|
|Mass at 7:00 PM at Holy Spirit.|
|Holy Thursday||Mass at 7 PM with procession at St. Joseph.|
|Adoration until 9 PM.|
|Good Friday||Novena to Divine Mercy at 2:30 PM.|
|Good Friday services at 3:00 PM at Holy Spirit.|
|Holy Saturday||Adoration at St. Joseph beginning at 8 AM.|
|Blessing of food from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 to 2:00 PM.|
|Easter Vigil at 7:30 PM at St. Joseph.|
|Easter Sunday||Mass at 7:00 & 10:30 AM at St. Joseph.|
|Mass at 9:00 AM at Holy Spirit.|