PALM SUNDAY‐ March 25
Holy Eucharist – 8:30 AM
Bible Study – 9:30 AM
Blessing of Palms – 10:45 AM
Holy Eucharist with Music – 11:00 AM (Hospitality follows in Parish Hall)
WEDNESDAY BEFORE EASTER ‐ TENEBRAE ‐ March 28
Holy Eucharist and Healing Service‐Noon
MAUNDY THURSDAY‐ March 29
Holy Eucharist – 6:30 PM
Washing of Feet
Stripping of the Altar
Repose of the Blessed Sacrament
Those wishing to keep Vigil at the Altar of Repose are asked to make their Vigil hours known by Wednesday at noon.
GOOD FRIDAY ‐ March 30‐ Three Hours of Devotions
Noon to 3 PM
Hour the First – Morning Prayer and Litany, First Meditation
Hour the Second ‐ Stations of the Cross, Second Meditation, Veneration of the Cross
Hour the Third ‐ Mass of the Pre‐Sanctified, Evening Prayer
These devotions are arranged so that you may take part in all or a portion to allow for work schedules. Please keep silence when entering or leaving the church. At 3:00 PM, all are to leave in silence.
EASTER VIGIL ‐ Saturday, March 31, Starting at 8 PM
Lighting of the New Fire and Exultet
The Blessing of the Font
Holy Baptism (if there are candidates)
Litany of the Saints
The Holy Eucharist
Those desiring Baptism are urged to contact the Parish Office not later than 4 PM on Good Friday.
SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION (EASTER) ‐ April 1 – One Mass Only
Festival Eucharist ‐ 10:00 AM
EASTER MONDAY‐APRIL 2
Matins and Mass ‐ 8:00 AM
Holy Week Confessions ‐ By appointment with the Rector.
Join us for Lenten Retreat at St. Alban’s on March 24, 2018, beginning with Matins at 8:00 a.m. The
retreat, which will be led by the Rector, will feature meditations on prayer in various types and forms,
prayers of the early Church, and contemplative prayer. There will be no cost, although donations for the meal will be welcome. Canon Nalls’ book Prayer: A Field Guide will be on offer for special price of $6.00. A Lenten lunch of soup, salad and bread. Volunteers are needed to cook and clean up. A sign-up sheet is in Smith Hall for those wishing to contribute food or help.
The diocesan bishop, Donald Lerow, has scheduled a visit on Sunday, April 14th. Those wishing to be received or confirmed should plan on being present at the 11 AM service that day. A sign-up sheet for the pot-luck luncheon that customarily follows the bishop’s visit will be posted in Smith Hall.