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Just as the week has its beginning and climax in the celebration of Sunday…so the summit of the whole liturgical year is in the sacred Easter Triduum of the Passion and Resurrection of the Lord.

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion – April 13th -  

Saturday at 5 pm and Sunday at 8:30 & 11 am and 6 pm

Holy Thursday – April 17th - 

Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7:30 pmThree Crosses_color

 Good Friday – April 18th

Stations of the Cross – 12 Noon

 followed by confessions until 2:30 pm - Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 3 pm & 7:30 pm

 Holy Saturday – April 19th

The Great Vigil Liturgy of Easter – 8 pm   

All are invited to the Easter Agape celebration to welcome our newly confirmed and baptized members immediately following the Vigil Liturgy

Easter Sunday – April 20th

8:30 am, 10:30 am & 12:30 pm   - There is NO 6 pm Mass on Easter Sunday.

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BENEFIT CONCERT

 Enjoy an evening with a distinguished choice of some of the loveliest examples of Classical, and Romantic music. 

 Saturday, April 26th, 6:30 PM (following the 5 PM Mass) 

Old St. Mary’s Church, 1500 S. Michigan Ave.  Free Parking

 The Program: 

¨  French art song sung by Elizabeth Doyle, Soprano with Scott Will, Piano

¨  Mark Valenti playing Bartok, Piano Sonata (1926)

¨  Dvorak A Major Piano Quintet with John Eckhardt, Violin, Kim Duncan, Violin, Nora Williams, Viola, Martine Benmann, Cello and Scott Will, Piano

Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at the door. You may also purchase directly from our Director of Worship Arts, Scott Will.

Proceeds go toward Typhoon Haiyan relief in the Philippines.

COMPLETE THE VISION

 Dear Parishioners, School Families, Visitors and Community Friends,

Complete the Vision resizedPlease take the time each day or as often as possible to pray for the successful completion of a Parish Center for Old St. Mary’s Church and School.  In 2014, we need to raise $1.4 million in cash donations to start building, so we can “Complete the Vision” for the Old St. Mary’s campus.

We appreciate your support, in mind and body, spiritually and financially.  Learn more at CompleteTheVision.info. Make at donation at GiveCentral.org.

Prayer for Old St. Mary’s Parish Center Building Project

Loving God, giver of all good things, you are our strength, and the well‐spring of grace. With confident faith, we entrust our parish building project to your care. May the Holy Spirit be thearchitect of our efforts to serve your people. 

With open and generous hearts, help us to accept the challenges and responsibilities of this undertaking.  Guide us as we strive to fulfill the mission to be the presence of your Son in the world. Placing our trust in you, we make this prayer through Christ our Lord. Amen. 

Blessed Mary of the Assumption, pray for us.