2018 Events Calendar

Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Events, Schedules

Holy Day / Special Masses and Other Liturgical Events 2017 – 2018

The Liturgical Year begins with the First Sunday in Advent. The last Sunday of the liturgical year is The Feast of Our Lord, Jesus Christ King of the Universe.

 

 Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Friday, December 8

  • Thursday Vigil: 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul in Waterford
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. at St. Matthias in East Lyme
  • Friday: Noon at St. Agnes
  • Holy Day of Obligation

Saturday, December 23

  • 8:00 a.m.  Saturday – cancelled
  • 4:00 p.m. (vigil) for Sunday obligation

Sunday, December 24

  • 7:00 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m. Mass – cancelled

Vigil, Solemnity of Christmas

  • 3:15 p.m. Children’s Pageant
  • 4:00 p.m.
  • 9:00 p.m.

Solemnity of Christmas, Monday, December 25

  • 7:00 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

  • Normal Sunday Schedule in the morning
  • 7:00 a.m.; 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Sunday December 31/Monday January 1, 2018

  • No Vigil Mass on Sunday night
  • Monday morning 9:00 a.m. (only)
  • (Since this Solemnity falls on a Monday, it is not obligatory in the U.S.)

Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018

  • 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Reconciliation during Lent: The Light is On:

  • Every Monday 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Fridays during Lent:

  • Adoration 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross 7:00 p.m.

Monday of Holy Week, March 26

  • Daily Mass at 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday of Holy Week, March 27

  • Daily Mass at 8:30 a.m.
  • Chrism Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday of Holy Week, March 28

  • No Daily Morning Mass

Holy Thursday, March 29

  • Morning Prayer at 8:30 a.m.
  • No Daily Morning Mass
  • Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00 p.m.

Good Friday, March 30

  • Morning Prayer at 8:30 a.m.
  • Divine Mercy Novena at 9:00 a.m.
  • No Daily Morning Mass
  • Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion 3:00 p.m.

Holy Saturday, March 31

  • Morning Prayer at 8:30 a.m.
  • Divine Mercy Novena at 9:00 a.m.
  • Blessing of Easter Foods at 9:30 a.m.
  • No Daily Morning Mass; No confessions on Holy Saturday
  • 8:00 p.m. Easter Vigil Liturgy; RCIA Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist

Easter Sunday, April 1 (normal Sunday schedule)

  • 7:00 a.m.; 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
  • Divine Mercy Novena at 8:15 a.m.

Easter Week, April 2 – 7

  • Mon – Fri: Divine Mercy Novena following 9:00 a.m. Mass (beginning at 9:45)
  • Sat: Divine Mercy Novena following 8:00 a.m. Mass (beginning at 8:45)

Divine Mercy Sunday, April 8 (normal Sunday schedule) 

  • 7:00 a.m.; 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
  • Confessions at 1:00 p.m.
  • Divine Mercy Novena at 3:00 p.m.

Confirmation

  • Friday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. celebrated at St. Paul in Waterford

First Communion

  • Saturday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m.

May Crowning of Mary

  • Sunday, May 6 during 9:00 a.m. Mass

The Ascension of the Lord, Thursday, May 10

  • Wednesday Vigil: 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul in Waterford
  • Thursday: 7:30 a.m. at St. Matthias in East Lyme
  • Thursday: Noon at St. Agnes
  • Holy Day of Obligation

 Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wednesday, August 15

  • Tuesday Vigil: 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul in Waterford
  • Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. at St. Matthias in East Lyme
  • Wednesday: Noon at St. Agnes
  • Holy Day of Obligation

Solemnity of All Saints, Thursday, November 1

  • Wednesday Vigil: 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul in Waterford
  • Thursday: 7:30 a.m. at St. Matthias in East Lyme
  • Thursday: Noon at St. Agnes
  • Holy Day of Obligation

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