Holy Week and Easter

(All masses in church are closed to the public)

Thursday, April 9 – Holy Thursday

  • Fr. Ballard to prepare worship aid and record a video homily.
  • Fr. Longenecker to participate in live streamed liturgy from St Mary’s.

Friday, April 10 – Good Friday

  • Fr. Ballard to provide an at home Stations of the Cross using his own published meditations.
  • Fr. Ballard’s Stations of the Cross can be used with Sue Bannio’s YouTube video of OLR stations HERE.

Saturday, April 11 – Holy Saturday

  • NO vigil Mass.

Sunday, April 12 – Easter Day

  • Fr. Longenecker to celebrate private Mass at OLR.
  • Fr. Ballard to produce worship aid.
  • Fr. Longenecker will provide a video homily for Easter.

Please observe these few instructions:

  1. For Palm Sunday the worship aid will include instructions on how to use other branches to celebrate the day.
  1. If you need the key code to enter the church for private prayer please contact Beth Jones at (724) 458-0196.
  1. If you do go to church for private prayer there should not be more than ten people in the building and you must observe proper social distancing guidelines.
  1. Please do not gather in church on Good Friday afternoon. Observe Good Friday devotions at home.
  1. While there is no Easter Vigil, we will provide a worship aid to help celebrate the light of Christ and renew baptismal vows.