Lent and Easter at SJR
We welcome parishioners to peruse this page and see the different events offered during this Season. Visit often because activities may be added as they become available.
LENT & EASTER SCHEDULE 2020
Ash Wednesday (February 26)
Mass Times:6:30 AM, 12:00, 5:30 & 7:30 PM
5:30 PM -Soup Supper in Parish CenterFairport
Catholic Community Lenten Retreat
March 1-3 “That You May Have Life”
Church of the Resurrection,
St. John of Rochester and Church of the Assumption with Fr. John CusickLenten Family
Stations of the Cross
Saturday, March 7th, 3:00-4:00 PM in Ministry Building
Diocesan Day of Penance
Wednesday, April 1 ♦ 12:00-7:30 PM
All churches will offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation on this day. You are welcome to come here to SJR or go to a church nearer to your home or place of work.SJR Individual
ReconciliationSaturdays (except Holy Saturday): 4:00 –4:45 PM
Saturday, April 4: 3:00 –5:00 PM
Monday, April 6: Noon –1:00 PM
Tuesday, April 7: 5:00 –6:00 PM
Wednesday, April 8: 7:00 –8:00 PM
Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 7:30 PM in Church
Knights of Columbus Friday Fish Fry Dinners
Fridays from 4:30-7:00 PM in Parish Center
Lenten Men’s Prayer Group (with Fr. Peter)
Saturdays at 7:00 AM in Gathering Room
Morning Prayer at 9:00 AM
Holy Thursday, Good Friday & Holy Saturday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Holy Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 PM Adoration until 10:45 PM ending with Night Prayer
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion & Death
April 10 at 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM
EASTER VIGIL MASS
April 11, 8:00 PM
April 12, 7:30, 9:00 & 11:00 AM
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
LENTEN FISH FRY
Reverend Michael C. Hogan Knights of Columbus will be holding its’ 4th annual Friday Lenten Fish Fry.
• Every Friday during Lent – from 4:30 – 7:00 PM, $12
• Sit down dinner in newly remodeled school cafeteria or take out
• Soft drinks and water will be available for purchase
• Free coffee
• Large golden haddock fillet – available baked or fried
• French Fries or Baked Potato
• 4oz coleslaw, roll, tartar sauce, butter and lemon wedge
Best fish dinner in town! Please come by and support the Knights and your parish.
Lent is a time to fast from certain things and feast on others:
FAST from judging others; FEAST on Christ dwelling in them.
FAST from emphasis on differences; FEAST on the unity of all life.
FAST from apparent darkness; FEAST on the reality of all light.
FAST from thoughts of illness; FEAST on the healing power of God.
FAST from words that pollute; FEAST on phrases that purify.
FAST from discontent; FEAST on gratitude.
FAST from anger; FEAST on patience.
FAST from pessimism; FEAST on optimism.
FAST from worry; FEAST on God’s providence.
FAST from complaining; FEAST on appreciation.
FAST from negatives; FEAST on affirmatives.
FAST from unrelenting pressures; FEAST on unceasing prayer.
FAST from hostility; FEAST on nonresistance.
FAST from bitterness; FEAST on forgiveness.
FAST from self-concern; FEAST on compassion for others.
FAST from personal anxiety; FEAST on eternal truth.
FAST from discouragement; FEAST on hope.
FAST from facts that depress; FEAST on verities that uplift.
FAST from lethargy; FEAST on enthusiasm.
FAST from suspicion; FEAST on truth.
FAST from thoughts that weaken; FEAST on promises that inspire.
FAST from shadows of sorrow; FEAST on the sunlight of serenity.
FAST from idle gossip; FEAST on purposeful silence.
FAST from problems that overwhelm; FEAST on prayer that sustains.