Holy Week Mass Schedule
Palm Sunday, March 24
7:30, 9:30, 11:30 am; 1:15 and
5:30 pm ( Vigil at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23)
Monday-Wednesday, March 25-27
Daily Mass at 6:30 and 8:00am; 12:10 p.m. (5:30 pm Mass at St. Anne Church & Shrine)
Thursday-Saturday, March 28-30
Morning prayer daily at 8:00 am
Holy Thursday, March 28
Mass of the Lord's Supper & Washing of the Feet at 7:30 pm
Good Friday, March 29
Solemn Liturgy with Holy Communion and Veneration of the Cross at Noon & 7:30 pm
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil
7:00 to 10:00 pm
6:30, 8:00, 9:30, and 11:30 am; 1:15 and 5:30 pm in the Church
9:30 and 11:30 am in the Gym
7:30, 9:45, and 11:45 am in the Auditorium
The 2013 Lenten season begins with Ash Wednesday on February 13 through Holy Saturday, March 30.
2013 Lenten Brochure
Prayer and Spiritual Growth Opportunities
Parish Mission—If you missed our Parish Mission on March 4-6 with Monsignor Clement Connolly of Holy Family Church in South Pasedena, you can watch a live recording each night on our Livestream channel www.stmonica.net/live Msgr. Connolly focused on "The Spirituality of Human Relationships."
Wednesday Morning Contemplative Prayer—Join Dr. Jim Finley in the Church for silent prayer and meditation from 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. followed by Mass on February 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 20, and 27. You can listen to a recording of his reflections at www.stmonica.com/mediacenter/audio/finley/
Stations of the Cross—Come together for contemporary and traditional Stations of the Cross on Fridays beginning February 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Church through March 22. This centuries-old devotion helps us to meditate on the last hours of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and join our sufferings to His as we reflect and pray with Him on the way to Calvary. Please note: We will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15.
Living Stations of the Cross—Good Friday, March 29 at 2:30 p.m.
Daily Mass—Celebrate Mass with us every day of Lent at 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 12:10 p.m., and at St. Anne Parish at 5:30 p.m. (located at 2011 Colorado Avenue).
Sacrament of Reconciliation—Every weekday from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 4:30 to 5:00 p.m. or during the communal celebration on Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Church. There will also be additional times scheduled during Holy Week. Go to www.stmonica.net/mass for more information.
Lenten Taizé Prayer at the foot of the Cross—Join us in the Church every Saturday at 4:55 p.m. prior to the Saturday 5:30 liturgy beginning February 16 through March 23. We will also meet on Holy Thursday at 7:00 p.m. prior to the Mass of the Lord's Supper and on Holy Saturday, at 6:30 p.m. prior to the Easter Vigil.
Community Seder Dinner—We invite you to join us for our Seder Meal on Saturday, March 23, as we celebrate our spiritual roots. We commemorate God’s deliverance of the people of Israel from bondage in Egypt and our own continuing salvation. There will be a reception in the Auditorium at 6:30 pm followed by the Seder Meal at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $25 per person ($20 for age 60 and over) and are available in the Duval Center after all Masses during the weekend of March 9-10 and 16-17. Please note: Tickets are now sold out!
Christian Meditation Group—Meets every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Spirituality Center. Contact Marie McAdam at email@example.com or (818) 906-3904 for more information. Exception:
YMA Vespers every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Spirituality Center for young adults in their 20s and 30s with the exception of Tuesday, March 5, and during Holy Week.
Mozart Requiem Concert—with Chamber Orchestra on Friday, March 15, at 8:00 p.m. in the Church.
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