There are many ways you can experience the beauty and mystery of Holy Week at the Franciscan Monastery and even celebrate it as Christians do in the Holy Land.
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The Franciscan Monastery will celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30pm. After Mass, you’re invited to watch and wait with Christ in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until midnight.
Pray the Stations of the Cross at 2:30 p.m. and witness to the Passion of Christ.
To be held outdoors, weather permitting.
Commemorate the Lord’s Passion with the Franciscan Monastery at 3:30 pm on Good Friday as part of the Triduum leading up to Easter.
This 7:30 p.m. service is a solemn reenactment of The Burial of Christ and is very similar to the ceremony reenacted each year on Good Friday at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
The Great Vigil of the Resurrection
begins at 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. (sunrise) Sorrow turns to joy as we celebrate the Risen Christ! Mass will be held in the Grotto, weather permitting.
Masses will also be held at 8:00 a.m.,
10:00 a.m., and 12:00 noon