Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

Liturgical Calendar

 

2019-2020 Maternity BVM Liturgical Calendar

 

First Fridays Eucharistic Adoration, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

First Mondays, October - May Taize Prayer, 7:00 p.m.

Aug. 15 (Thursday) Feast of the Assumption of Mary (Holy Day of obligation)

  • 7:00 a.m. Mass
  • 6:15 p.m. Mass

 Nov. 1 (Friday) Feast of All Saints (Holy Day of Obligation)

  •  7:00 a.m. Mass
  • 1:30 p.m. School Mass
  •  6:15 p.m. Mass

 Nov. 2 (Saturday) Feast of All Souls

  •  9:00 am Mass, Remembering our beloved dead
    • Breakfast in the parish center to follow

 Nov. 28 (Thursday) Thanksgiving Day (NOT a holy day of obligation)

  • 9:00 a.m. Mass

 Dec. 1 First Sunday of Advent

 Monday Night Advent Prayers – From the Rich Traditions of our Church 7:00 p.m.

  • Dec. 2 - Advent Taize Prayer
  • Dec. 9 - Reconciliation with Holy Hour (with Marian hymns)
  • Dec. 16 - Advent Vespers

Dec. 9 (Monday) Feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary (NOT a Holy Day of Obligation)

  •  7:30 a.m. Mass (regular schedule) with music

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve (Tuesday) * Subject to change

  • 3:00 p.m. Mass in Church (Youth ensemble)
  • 3:15 p.m in Parish Center (cantor/keyboard/clarinet)
  • 5:00 p.m. Mass in Church
  • 12:00 p.m. (Midnight adult choir)

 Dec. 25 Christmas Day (Wednesday)

  •  9:00 a.m. in Church

 Dec. 31 (Tuesday) 

  • 4:30 Mass

 Jan. 1 (Wednesday) Solemnity of Mary/New Year’s Day (Holy Day of Obligation)

  • 10:00 a.m. Mass

 Jan. 5 (Sunday) Epiphany regular Sunday schedule

 Jan. 26 (Sunday) Catholic Schools Week begins

 Wedding Music Fair Feb. 23, 2020 -  2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (tentative date)

 February 26 Ash Wednesday (not a holy day of obligation)

  •  7:00 a.m. Mass with music and distribution of ashes
  • 12:15 p.m. Noontime Prayer with distribution of ashes
  • 1:30 p.m. School Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes
  • 6:15 p.m. Liturgy of the Word, distribution of ashes in Gym (no music) for REP students & their parents
  • 6:15 p.m. Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes (Church)

Fridays of Lent

  • Eucharistic Adoration, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross 7:00pm (begins March 6)

 April 9-11 Triduum

  • Holy Thursday 7:00 p.m. (adoration until 11:00pm)
  • Good Friday Service 3:00 p.m.
  • Good Friday Stations of the Cross 7:00 p.m.
  • Easter Vigil 8:00 pm.

 April 12 Easter Sunday

  • 7:00 a.m.
  • 8:30 a.m. (Children’s Choir)
  • 10:00 a.m.  (Adult Choir)
  • 11:30 am. (Youth Ensemble)

 May 24 Ascension

 May 31 Pentecost

 “YOUTH MASS” always at 11:00 a.m.

  •  Sept. 22 (Confirmation Enrollment)
  • Oct. 27 
  • Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22 (Sundays of Advent)
  • Jan. 25 (Saturday 4:30 pm Mass)
  • Feb. 23 (Confirmation Retreat Mass ?)
  • March 8
  • April 5 (Palm Sunday)
  • April 26 (Senior Blessing)

 YLP (Youth Liturgy Planning) – 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p..m Sundays (Parish Center)

  • Sept. 15 (5:00-8:00 pm with pizza) 
  • October 20
  • November 17 (Advent Planning)
  • No meeting in December
  • January 12
  • February 9
  • March 1
  • April 19

 Mustard Seeds Children’s Choir - 9:00 a.m. Mass, 1st Sunday of the Month (beginning Oct. 6)

(singers 2nd grade thru 4th grade)

BVM Parish Youth Choir - 9:00 Mass, 2nd Sunday of the Month (beginning Oct. 13)

(singers 5th & 6th grade)

Youth Ensemble - 11:00 youth Mass, once a month

(singers & instrumentalists 7th – 12th grade)

 Young Adult Sing - 11:00 Mass, 2nd Sunday of the Month (Sept. - April) with adult choir

(singers & instrumentalists - 10:15 rehearse in Viator Hall Ages 18 – 35ish)

Sing for Joy - 3:00 pm 1st Sunday of the Month

 

SACRAMENTAL CELEBRATIONS

  • First Reconciliation Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:00 a.m.
  • First Communion Sunday May 3, 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
  • Confirmation TBA
  • Communal Reconciliation (Advent) Monday, Dec. 9, 7:00 pm
  • Communal Reconciliation (Lent) Sunday, March 29, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • Anointing of the Sick Wednesday, Nov. 6 11:00 a.m.
  • RCIA Rite of Welcome TBA
  • RCIA Rite of Election TBA
  • RCIA Scrutiny TBA