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See How He Loves Us Lent 2021 at St. Max

LENT 2023


Saturday Vigil: 4:30 PM
Sunday:   9:00  AM and 11:00 AM 
Monday - Saturday: 8:30 AM 
First Fridays: 7:30PM

Ash Wednesday
All Masses with Ash Distribution
6:30 AM, 8:30 AM, 12:00 PM and 7:30 PM

Stations of the Cross:
Fridays at 7:00 PM
A special Children's Way of the Cross is on Friday, March 10.

Sacrament of Penance:
Tuesday through Saturday after 8:30 AM Mass
Thursdays: 6:00 PM (No confessions 6PM Holy Thursday)
Saturdays: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Additional Times:
Day of Mercy:
Thursday, March 2 - 9:15 AM - 8:00 PM (a priest will be available all day to hear confessions)

Holy Week:
Monday, April 3 -  5:00-9:00 PM
Thursday, April 6 - after 8:30 AM Morning Prayer
Friday, April 7 - after 8:30 AM Morning Prayer
Saturday, April 8 - after 8:30 AM Morning Prayer 

Easter Week:

Tuesday, April 11 - 6:00 PM-8:00 PM (in preparation for Divine Mercy Sunday)

No Communal Penance Service

Click here for an Examination of Conscience

Mondays after 8:30 AM Mass until Benediction at 5:00 PM
Thursdays after 8:30 AM Mass until Benediction at 7:00 PM
First Fridays after 8:30 AM Mass until Benediction at 6:30 PM

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The Paschal Triduum

Holy Thursday, April 6
8:30 AM Morning Prayer (Confessins following Morning Prayer)
7:30 PM Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper (incense used)
11:45 PM Night Prayer (Compline) Solemn Adoration continues throughout the night in the gym.

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Good Friday, April 7
8:30 AM Morning Prayer (Lauds) (Confessions following Morning Prayer)
2:00 PM Stations of the Cross
3:00 PM Celebration of the Lord's Passion
7:30 PM Stations of the Cross

Adoration of the Cross continues in the chapel throughout the night.Holy Saturday, April 8
8:30 AM Morning Prayer (Lauds) with Preparation Rites for the Elect (Confessions following Morning Prayer)
9:15 AM - Blessing of Easter Food Baskets
9:00 PM - The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night (incense used)

Sunday, February 26 - 11:00 PM  Rite of  Sending
Sunday, February 26 - Rite of Election, Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains
Sunday, March 5 - 9:00 AM Penitential Rite for Candidates for Initiation
Sunday, March 11 -4:30 PM First Scrutiny for the Elect
Saturday, March 19 - 11:00 AM Second Scrutiny for the Elect
Sunday, March 26 - 9:00 AM Third Scrutiny for the Elect

Additional Masses/Events during Lent:
Wednesday-Friday, March 8-10 - Parish Mission
Friday, March 25 - Annunciation of the Lord - Mass at 8:30 AM
Sunday, April 12 - Easter Dinner - 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 16 - Divine Mercy Sunday - Holy Hour 3:00 PM (Confessions are not available during the holy hour. We prepare for Divine Mercy Sunday by going to Confession before, then celebrating the gift of His mercy on April 16)

Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Our Blessed Sacrament Chapel is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for individual and communal prayer.

The Rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet are prayed communally before and after all 8:30 AM weekday

Pray the Stations of the Cross with Dcn. Mike Hinger