Abstinence from meat is to be observed by all Catholics 14 years old and older on Ash Wednesday and on all the Fridays of Lent. Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday by all Catholics who are 18 years of age but not yet 59. Those who are bound by this may take only one full meal. Two smaller meals are permitted if necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs, but eating solid foods between meals is not permitted. The special Paschal fast, as well as abstinence, are prescribed for Good Friday and encouraged for Holy Saturday.
Ash Wednesday – February 22
8:15 AM – Mass with ash distribution
3:30 PM – Prayer Service with ash distribution
6:30 PM – Mass with ash distribution
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Tuesdays, February 28, March 7, 21 and 28, and April 4 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Please note that Holy Family Chapel will be closed during the Triduum (April 6, 7 and 8). Click here for details.
Parish Lenten Mission:
Sunday, March 12, Monday, March 13 and Tuesday, March 14 at 700 PM. The Mission will be conducted by Father Brian Walker, OP. The mission will take place in church.
Stations of the Cross:
Friday evenings at 7:00 PM.
Parish Reconciliation Service:
Wednesday, March 15 at 6:30 PM in Church.
Saturdays from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM before 4:00 PM Mass. Confessions will not be heard on Holy Saturday.
Monday through Friday at 8:15 AM.
Soup and Theology:
Monday evenings during Lent starting at 6:30 PM. Homemade soup will be provided prior to an open conversation about our faith and how we can live out our call to discipleship. Bishop Baron’s series called “Conversion” will be used as a guide. Registration is required. Contact Jeanne Lassandro at email@example.com or 708-532-8211 with questions, and the parish office at 708-532-2243 to register.
Soup and Theology will not take place on March 13. Join us for the parish mission. Click here for details.
Lenten Retreat Hosted by the Marian Fellowship Group:
Saturday, March 18. Check in at 8:00 AM (coffee and donuts). The retreat will begin in the Sanctuary at 8:30 AM with morning prayer. The retreat will be from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP for lunch by February 26 at: MarianFellowshipGroup@stgeorge60477.org. Click here for details.
Palm Sunday – April 2:
Saturday Anticipated Mass at 4:00 PM
Sunday Masses at 7:30 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.
Blessing of palms will take place at all Masses.
Holy Thursday – April 6:
Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 PM.
Private Adoration until 12:00 AM.
Good Friday – April 7:
Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord at 3:00 PM.
Living Stations performed by the teens at 7:00 PM.
Holy Saturday – April 8:
Blessing of Baskets at Noon in O’Connell Hall.
Easter Vigil at 7:00 P
Easter Sunday – April 9:
Masses at 7:30 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.