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.
LENTEN/EASTER SCHEDULE 2021
Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 7:00 PM in Church (via livestream)
Lenten Men’s Prayer Group with Fr. Peter
Saturdays February 20 - April 3, 2021
at 7:00 AM (via Zoom)
Meeting ID: 972 5385 3508
4-WEEK LENTEN SERIES: The Problem of Suffering:
A Stumbling Block for Believers
Wednesdays: March 3, 10, 17 & 24
7:30 to 9:00 PM on Zoom Dr. Joseph G. Kelly, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Nazareth College
Saturdays (except Holy Saturday):
4:00 – 4:45 PM
Saturday, March 27: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Monday, March 29: Noon – 1:00 PM
Tuesday, March 30: 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, March 31: 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Morning Prayer at 9:00 AM
Holy Thursday, Good Friday & Holy Saturday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Holy Thursday, April 1 at 7:30 PM
Adoration until 10:45 PM ending with Night Prayer
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion & Death
Good Friday, April 2 at 1:00 PM
EASTER VIGIL MASS
April 3, 2021 8:00 PM
April 4, 2021
7:00, 9:00 & 11:00 AM
"...use this time in the desert to live lives of love for God and for one another."
Growing in Faith February 2021
Thanks for your support, but unfortunately we have had to Cancel The Annual Fish Fry Due to COVID-19.
BUT we will be back next year!
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.