Holy Week at the Cathedral

WATCH: Holy Week at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi

MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK, April 10th  
Masses:  7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.
7:30 p.m. Mass of CHRISM and Priestly Commitment
(Celebrant and Homilist: Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen)
TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, April 11th   
Masses:  7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Parish Seder Meal - 7:00 p.m. (Community Room)
WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, April 12th   
Masses:  7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
HOLY THURSDAY, April 13th 
9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer - Presider:  Fr. Gerry Paderon
7:30 p.m. - Mass of the Lord's Supper and Procession
  Celebrant:  Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen
Adoration at the Repository until 11:00 pm
[The Great Easter Fast for the Sacred Triduum begins after Mass.]
GOOD FRIDAY, April 14th   
Day of Fast and Abstinence
Divine Mercy Novena prayed daily beginning today after
 Morning Prayer and concludes on Saturday, April 22nd
9:00 a.m. - Morning Prayer - Presider:  Fr. John Kavas
12:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Three Hours Meditations, “Tre Ore”
(Homilists: Deacons of the Parish)
Theme: “The Seven Last Words of Christ”
3:00 p.m. - Solemn Liturgy of The Passion and Death of Our Lord
Celebrant: Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen
7:30 p.m. - Stations and Veneration of the Cross until 9:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - The Passion of Christ and the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary:
 An evidence based review of the wounds of Jesus (F.F. Primich, MD) - CCR
HOLY SATURDAY, April 15th  
Fasting until the Great Easter Vigil - No Confessions
9:00 a.m. - Morning Prayer - Presider:  Deacon J.P. Saggese
1:00 p.m. - Blessing of Food - CYO Hall
8:05 p.m. - The Great Easter Vigil:
Celebrant and Homilist:  Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen
EASTER SUNDAY, April 16th  
Masses:  7:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Easter Week: Monday through Friday - Masses at 7:00 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
2017 Holy Week Schedule
Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen

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MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK, April 10
Masses: 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.
7:30 p.m. Mass of CHRISM and Priestly Commitment
(Celebrant and Homilist: Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen)

TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, April 11
Masses:  7 a.m., 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m.
Parish Seder Meal - 7 p.m. (Community Room)

WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK, April 12 
Masses: 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m.

HOLY THURSDAY, April 13 
9 a.m. Morning Prayer - Presider: Fr. Gerry Paderon
7:30 p.m. - Mass of the Lord's Supper and Procession
(Celebrant: Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen)
Adoration at the Repository until 11 p.m.
[The Great Easter Fast for the Sacred Triduum begins after Mass.]

GOOD FRIDAY, April 14 
Day of Fast and Abstinence
Divine Mercy Novena prayed daily beginning today after
 Morning Prayer and concludes on Saturday, April 22

9 a.m. - Morning Prayer - Presider:  Fr. John Kavas
12 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Three Hours Meditations, “Tre Ore”
(Homilists: Deacons of the Parish)
Theme: “The Seven Last Words of Christ”

3 p.m. - Solemn Liturgy of The Passion and Death of Our Lord
(Celebrant: Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen)

7:30 p.m. - Stations and Veneration of the Cross until 9 p.m.

8 p.m. - The Passion of Christ and the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary:
 An evidence based review of the wounds of Jesus (F.F. Primich, MD) - CCR

HOLY SATURDAY, April 15
Fasting until the Great Easter Vigil - No Confessions
9 a.m. - Morning Prayer - Presider: Deacon J.P. Saggese
1 p.m. - Blessing of Food - CYO Hall
8:05 p.m. - The Great Easter Vigil:
(Celebrant and Homilist: Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen)

EASTER SUNDAY, April 16
Masses: 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.

Easter Week: Monday through Friday - Masses at 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m.