March 30 - San Felipe de Neri Parish

March 30 – April 5, 2015
Pre-Kindergarten Half Day
at San Felipe School
San Felipe de Neri Catholic school is
offering a half-day Pre-Kindergarten class
in the Fall of 2015.
Our Pre-K program provides a safe, warm, and caring
Catholic environment where children can learn and
explore their creativity through age-appropriate
individual and group activities. Classes are 3 hours a
day, 5 days a week following the APS schedule.
Parents may choose between the 8:00-11:00 am or
12:00-3:00 pm sessions. Please call the School Office
at 242-2411 for our part time tuition costs and more
Rehearsal Schedule for Triduum
All persons participating in the liturgies of the Triduum
are asked to attend the following rehearsals:
Holy Thursday / Mass of the Lord’s Supper,
Monday, March 30 6:30pm:
Altar servers, ushers, persons presenting the oils,
catechists having their feet washed, choir leader,
Good Friday Liturgy,
Monday March 30, 7:30pm:
Altar servers, ushers, lectors, choir leader, deacons
Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 4, 10:00am:
Altar servers, lectors, ushers, choir leaderdeacons and
all persons receiving sacraments and their sponsors.
Tuesday Evening Adoration
The Blessed Sacrament will not be exposed on
Tuesday of Holy Week. Tenebrae will take place
at 7:00pm
Fiesta Royal Court
Applications for the 2015-2016 Royal
Court are available at the Parish Office.
Students interested in running for the
Royal Court may pick-up an application
and information.
Theology of the Body Study Group
The study group will resume April 14
Holy Week, Triduum, and Easter Schedule 2015
Tuesday of Holy Week
March 31
Tenebrae 7:00pm
Holy Week and Triduum
Fast and Abstinence on Good Friday
Good Friday is a day of fast and abstinence.
Catholics who have completed their 14th year of
age are obligated to fast by eating only one simple
meal and to abstain from eating meat.
A Holy Week devotion of readings from Scripture while candles are extinguished in preparation for the Passion of Christ.
Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00pm
In the Mass of the Lord’s Supper we remember the Institution of the Eucharist and the
Lord’s call to service. At the conclusion, the Blessed Sacrament is taken out in procession
ending in Gasparri Chapel to an altar of repose. You are invited to visit with the Blessed
Sacrament in the chapel until Midnight. “Will you not watch one hour with me?”
Monday, March 30
Tuesday, March 31
School Mass
Wednesday, April 1
+Franklin Sr. and +Ella Burke by the family
+Adelaide de Montlaur by Joanne Tonelson
Thursday, April 2, Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
April 3, Good Friday
Good Friday Liturgy
Stations of the Cross and Descendimiento
Holy Saturday, April 4
Easter Vigil
In thanksgiving to St. Anthony by Theresa Chavez
Easter Sunday, April 5
+Jerry Padilla by Margaret Padilla
+Becky Staszewski by the family
+Claude and +Jim Atencio by the family
+Richard and +Flossie Cordova, +Brian
and +Victor Campbell
by Bernadette and Noel Nevarez
+Ambrosio and +Epifania Saiz by the family
+Deceased members of the Lopez Family
+Theodore Lujan by the family
+Felix and +Mary Perez by the family
+Sheila Salazar by Cathy Maestas
+Rose Rita Wara by Terrie Flores
+John and +Braulia Contreras
by Dominic, John Jr.
and the family
Holy Land Collection
On Good Friday our Parish will take
up the annual collection for the Holy
Land. Your contribution will help the
struggling Christian community in the
Holy Land and help to protect
Christianity’s holiest places.
Sr. Blandina Segale, SC
Servant of God,
Pray for us
Offering Report:
March 21 & 22, 2015
Sunday Envelopes $ 5,535.00
Sunday Loose
$ 1,180.02
$ 6,715.02
Envelopes used 329
Building Fund
$ 795.50
Catholic Relief
$ 254.00
St. Vincent de Paul $ 170.00
$ 117.00
April 2
Good Friday
Good Friday Pilgrimage 7:30am
Liturgy of the Passion
April 3
The Church’s commemoration of the Passion. The liturgy includes readings of the Passion,
Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion. Mass is not celebrated today.
Stations of the Cross and “Descendimiento” 7:00pm
Stations of the Cross, solemn taking of Jesus from the Cross, candlelight procession and
veneration of the corpse of Jesus. A unique devotion to our parish.
Holy Saturday
Easter Vigil 8:00pm
Plan to watch:
AD: The Bible Continues a
12-week series on the Early Church
beginning April 5 at 8:00pm on
CBS. The series will tell the account
of the Acts of Apostles and the Early
Church after the Resurrection.
This is a great way to continue to
grow in the Season of Easter.
April 4
Blessing of the Easter Fire, Readings of Salvation History,
Blessing of the Easter Water, Celebration of the Sacraments.
Easter Sunday
April 5
Regular Mass Schedule
Divine Mercy Sunday
April 12
Holy Hour and Chaplet of Divine Mercy 2:30pm
The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed at 2:30pm and the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be
prayed at 3:00pm, the hour of mercy, concluding with Benediction at 3:30pm
Good Friday Pilgrimage
Religious Education
March 30-April 1 Spring Break (according to APS schedule)
April 6-8 Easter Break
The Youth Groups will join in the pilgrimage to Tome Hill on
Good Friday (April 3). Meet in the church at 7:30am.
Call or e-mail Melany Gallegos for more information
(243-4628, [email protected])
Our Parish Pilgrimage to Tome Hill on
Good Friday, April 3 will begin at 7:30am
with Morning Prayer at San Felipe Church.
Meet at the church to carpool and to caravan to Tome Hill. The estimated time of return from
Tome Hill is 12:30pm with plenty of time to get ready
for the 3:00pm Good Friday Liturgy.
Tips for the pilgrimage:
Carpool, Dress in layers for the weather
Wear comfortable shoes that are sturdy enough for
walking on rocks
Pack: Rosary, Stations of the Cross booklet, water, and
a light snack.