SAINT GEORGE CATHOLIC CHURCH

6707 West 175th Street, Tinley Park, IL  60477  – Phone:  708-532-2243

Lent 2024

Lenten Regulations:

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 14

8:15 AM  –  Mass with ash distribution
3:30 PM  –  Prayer Service with ash distribution
7:00 PM  –  Mass with ash distribution

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Parish Lenten Mission:

Sunday, February 25, 26 and 27 at 700 PM.  The Mission will be conducted by Joe Popracki . The mission will take place in church.  Click here for details.

Eucharistic Adoration:

Tuesdays, February 20, February 27, March 5, March 12, March 19 and March 26. Note: Holy Family Chapel will be closed during the Triduum (March 28, 29 and 30).

Stations of the Cross:

Friday evenings at 7:00 PM.  

Parish Reconciliation Service:

Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 PM in Church.

Weekly Reconciliation:

Saturdays from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM before 4:00 PM Mass.  Confessions will not be heard on Holy Saturday.

Weekday Masses:

Monday through Friday at 8:15 AM.

Soup and Theology:

Join us in the Parish Life Center on Monday evenings during Lent to explore the true meaning of our Nicene Creed, which we recite each Sunday at Mass. In his unique blend of facts and wisdom, Bishop Barron will reveal the history and the significance of each of the parts of this familiar prayer. It is not necessary to attend every week to benefit from these presentations, so don’t let other commitments stop you from coming at all!

Monday Evenings  
6:20 PM – Grace and Soup Buffet Opens
6:50 PM – Video
7:40 PM to 8:00 PM – Discussion

Topics:
February 19     – “I Believe”
February 26     – Parish Mission – No Soup or Video
March 4            – “God the Father Almighty”
March 11           – “Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son”
March 18          – “He Suffered Death”
March 25          – “Holy Spirit, Giver of Life”
April 1               – “One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic2

Palm Sunday – March 24 – March 25: 

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 -March 28: 

Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 PM.
Private Adoration until 12:00 AM.

Good  Friday – March 29:  

Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord at 3:00 PM.
Living Stations performed by the teens at 7:00 PM.

Holy Saturday – March 30:  

Blessing of Baskets at Noon in O’Connell Hall.
Easter Vigil at 7:00 PM

Easter Sunday – March 31:

Masses at 7:30 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM.