Lent at the Monastery 2017-03-29T22:21:36+00:00

Experience Lent at the Monastery

Lent takes on a deeper meaning when you wed your journey to that of Christians in the Holy Land. The Franciscan Monastery has a variety of special and liturgical events and prayer opportunities throughout Lent.

For a full listing of events, visit our calendar of events.

Prayer and faith sharing focusing on the Lenten Gospels will be offered at the Monastery at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Lent.

Spending time with Christ takes on a deeper meaning in Lent. Come and pray on the first Fridays in Lent – March 3 and April 7 – between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Pray the Stations of the Cross every Friday in Lent at 3:00 p.m. and witness to the passion of Christ.

Make a pilgrimage to the Monastery this Lent, and take a special Lenten tour available at 1:00 p.m. every Friday.

Join us for beautiful music in a beautiful setting at 4:00 p.m. on March 12 and April 9.

This annual Lenten pilgrimage on April 8 includes a stop at the Franciscan Monastery.

Purchase a beautiful Easter lily for your Easter celebration April 8 and 9 while helping the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild.

Students, whether with a family or school group, can receive a certificate of accomplishment for making a pilgrimage to the Monastery and praying the Stations of the Cross.

Experience the Holy Land every day by attending Sunday and daily Mass at the Monastery during Lent.


The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available throughout Lent, Monday through Saturday on the hour from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

April 9

Mass Schedule

5:00 PM (vigil), 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM (with outdoor procession), noon and, 2:00 PM (en espanol)