308 E. Marsile St., Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Liturgical Calendar

Liturgical Calendar

 

2017-2018 Maternity BVM Liturgical Calendar

 First Friday's - Eucharistic Adoration 1:00pm-4:00pm

Taize Prayer  - 7:00pm (September - May)

 

August 15 (Tuesday) - Feast of the Assumption of Mary (Is a Holy Day of Obligation) 7:00 a.m. & 6:15 p.m. Mass

November 1 (Tuesday) Feast of All Saints - Holy Day of Obligation

  • 7:00am Mass
  • 1:30 School Mass
  • 6:15pm Mass

November 2 (Thursday) Feast of All Souls - 7:30 a.m. Mass, remembering our beloved dead since last year All Souls Day

November 23 (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day (NOT a Holy Day of Obligation) - 9:00am Mass

December 3 - First Sunday of Advent

December 8 (Friday) Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)

  • 7:00am Mass
  • 1:30pm School Mass
  • 6:15pm Mass
December 23 (Saturday) 4:30 p.m. Mass
 
December 24 (Sunday) 4th Sunday of Advent (Also Christmas Eve) - Regular Sunday Mass times changed due to afternoon Christmas Eve Liturgies)
  • 8:00 a.m. Mass
  • 10:00 a.m. Mass
December 24 Christmas Eve (also the 4th Sunday of Advent) - Sunday
  • 3:30pm Mass........................................Youth Ensemble
  • 3:45pm Mass in Parish Center..............Cantor/keyboard/clarinet
  • 6:00pm Mass.........................................Children's Choir
  • Midnight.................................................Adult Choir
December 25 (Monday) Christmas Day
  • 8:00am Mass
  • 10:00am Mass
December 31 (Sunday) 7:15, 9:00 and 11:00 - regular Sunday Schedule
 
January 1 (Monday) Solemnity of Mary -NOT a holy day of obligation 9:00 a.m. Mass
 
January 7  (Sunday) Epiphany - regular Sunday Schedule
 
January 28 (Sunday) Catholic School Week Begins
 
February 14 (Ash Wednesday) (NOT a Holy Day of Obligation)
  •  7:00am Mass with music and distribution of Ashes
  • 1:30pm School Liturgy of the Word with distribution of Ashes
  • 12:15pm Noontime Prayer with distribution of Ashes
  • 6:15pm Liturgy of the Word with music and distribution of ashes in Gym for Religious Education students and their parents
  • 6:15pm Taize Style Prayer in Church with Ashes.

First Friday's in Lent -

  • Eucharistic Adoration 5:00p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross 6:00 p.m. ( begins Feb 16)

March 29-31 Triduum

  • 7:00pm Holy Thursday
  • 3:00pm Good Friday Service
  • 7:00pm Good Friday Stations of the Cross
  • 8:00pm Easter Vigil

April 1 (Easter Sunday)

  • 7:00am Mass
  • 8:30 am Mass............................Children's Choir
  • 10:00am Mass............................Adult Choir
  • 11:30am Mass............................Youth Ensemble

May 13 Ascension

May 20 Pentecost

 

Youth Masses at 11:00am Mass on the following Sunday's

  • September 24
  • October 22
  • November 26
  • December 3, 10, 17 (first 3 Sundays of Advent)
  • January 21 (Confirmation Retreat Mass?)
  • February 18
  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 6 (Senior Blessing)

Youth Leadership Planning 12:15pm - 1:45pm Sundays in the Parish Center on the following dates:

  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • No meeting in December
  • January 7
  • February 11
  • March 4
  • April 8

Mustard Seeds Children's Choir (grades 2-4th)- 9:00am Mass 1st Sunday of the Month (beginning October 1)

BVM Parish Youth Choir (grades 5&6) - 9:00am Mass 1st Sunday of the Month (beginning October 8)

Youth Ensemble (singers & Instrumentalists 7th-12th grades) 11:00am Mass once a month

Young Adult Sing (singers & instrumentalists Ages 17-26ish) 4:30 p.m. Mass 1st Sunday of the Month (year round) 3:30 p.m rehearse in Viator Hall

Sacramental Celebrations

First Reconciliation  Saturday, January 27, 10:00 a.m.

First Communion, Sunday, April 29th 1:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.

Confirmation, March 11th

Communal Reconciliation (Advent), December 17, 3:00-4:00pm

Communal Reconciliation (Lent), March 18, 3-4:00pm

Anointing of the Sick, Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 11:00am

RCIA Rite of Welcome      TBA

RCIA Rite of Election        TBA

RCIA Scrutiny                    TBA