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This is the holiest week of the Christian World. Special services to remember the suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus are scheduled for parishioners. Please plan to attend these special services with your family.


Holy Thursday - 7:00 pm - Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Eucharistic Procession and Adoration

Good Friday - 3:00 pm - Stations of the Cross for Children and their Families

                              7:00 pm - The Lord’s Passion - Adoration of the Cross and Service of the Eucharistic 

Holy Saturday - 7:00 pm - Easter Vigil - Blessing of the Easter Fire, Paschal Candle, Easter Water and
                                  Renewal of Baptismal Vows

Easter Sunday - Masses in the Parish Church at 7:00 am, 9:00 am and 11:00 am


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Food Bag Project - Thank You!!!

St Dominic Youth Council and the St Vincent de Paul Society would like to thank you for your generous support of our annual Food Bag Project. As a result of your generous support forty families will be given complete meals for Easter.


First Communion Parents Meeting: Just a reminder that this meeting will be held on April 29th at 6:30PM in the Church Hall. At least one parent must be present. Parents are reminded that this year's Sunday Party will be held on Saturday, May 17.  Further details to follow.


 Confirmation Rehearsal:  April 24 at 6:00 pm - Students only rehearsal and distribution of robes. April 27 at 6:00pm for students and sponsors. At least one sponsor or delegate must be present. CONFIRMATION with Msgr. John  J. Oliveira will be held here in our  Parish on Monday, April  28th at 7PM.




BBQ Chicken Dinner - The Women's Guild will be hosting their annual BBQ Chicken Dinner on Saturday, April 26th at 5:30 PM. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.  They can be purchased after all Masses or at the Rectory.


Spring Crownings - Domingas - The First Dominga this year will be hosted by Larry and Pat Machado beginning on April 21st here in our Parish Church.  We will gather for a Prayer Service Monday- Friday.  Friday evenings a light refreshment is served. The Machado's will have a family member crowned at the llAM Mass on April 27.  The Second Dominga will be hosted by Fernando & Oetavio Jacome at their home. 

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Divine Mercy Sunday 
April 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm


With a special remembrance of the canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. John Paul II was pope from 1978-2005. He was one  of the more influential popes of the 20th century, significantly improving relations between the Catholic Church, Judaism, Islam and the Eastern Orthodox Church, as well as repositioning the church in the modern world.  He declared Divine Mercy Sunday a feast day in 2000 and died on the eve of Dhine Mercy Sunday in 2005. 


John XXIII, pope from :1958-63, is best kno"Wn for his progressive beliefs

and  convening the Second Vatican Council.

 

The feast of the Divine Mercy will be celebrated with Benediction, the sung Chaplet of Mercy and Devotions.



“But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us…made us alive together with Christ…” Ephesians: 2:4-5 (NRSV). 

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