Holy Cross is planning Holy Week and Easter services over the next several days.
Lenten Reconciliation Service
8 p.m., Lower Chapel Gathering/Baptismal Space
In preparation for Easter, celebrate God’s unconditional forgiveness in a service of prayer, scripture, song, and reflection, including an opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with one of several priests from the Jesuit community.
Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Holy Thursday, 7 p.m., beginning on the Lower Chapel Gathering/Baptismal Space
The Easter Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper which celebrates the institution of the Eucharist, the institution of the priesthood, and Christ’s command to practice charity based on his washing of the disciples’ feet.
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, 3 p.m., Mary Chapel
On the second day of the Easter Triduum, the Christian community gathers to hear Christ’s Passion, to venerate the cross, and to share in Communion from the previous day’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper.
Easter Vigil, 8 p.m., beginning outside on Chapel Plaza
The Easter Triduum reaches its culmination in the Easter Vigil as Christians gather to kindle the new fire, to hear the scripture stories of God’s redemptive action in history, to bless the baptismal water, and to celebrate a festive Eucharist.
Easter Sunday Mass, 9 a.m., Mary Chapel
All are invited to join in the celebration of Easter Sunday Mass.
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