April 30, 2023

Third Sunday after Easter

Holy Name Society meeting Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:00 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Fr. Pons will give a conference, with discussion and refreshments following.  All men interested in learning more about the Holy Name Society are encouraged to attend.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maria de Lourdes Jasso Ortega, who died on April 26th. The funeral will be Friday, May 5th here at Our Lady of Sorrows. Rosary will begin at 9:30 AM, followed by a Requiem Mass at 10:00 AM.

Holy Hour on Friday, May 5th from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. First Friday Mass follows at 6:30 PM.

The Simeon and Anna Sodality (Nunc Dimittis, 50 +) will meet Saturday May 6th after the 8:30 AM Mass. We will meet in the Retreat Chapel to pray the Seven Sorrows devotions and prayers for the book intentions, followed by our meeting and refreshments in Boyle Hall.

Mass Schedule Change: On Sunday, May 7th we will have only two Masses (at 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM) to honor Our Lady with the May crowning and an outdoor procession.

May Crowning Sunday, May 7th at the 10:00 AM Mass. Flowers for Our Lady’s statue will be handed out before the procession. You are also welcome to bring your own flowers. Everyone is encouraged to bring flowers to Our Lady’s statue throughout the month of May.

Academy Play: All parishioners are invited to the Academy’s performance of An Ideal Husband. Shows will be Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

Mother’s Day Mass Intentions:  Donation envelopes are available in the vestibule and may be turned in to the church office, bookstore, or placed in the collection basket.  All intentions will be remembered in the Masses on Mother’s Day, May 14th.

Confirmations: Bishop Tissier de Mallerais will administer Confirmation here at Our Lady of Sorrows on Friday, May 19, 2023. Any adult or child not enrolled in the Sunday Catechism class or Our Lady of Sorrows Academy needing to be confirmed should visit the table outside church after the Masses today to register, even if you have already spoken with a priest about being confirmed.

Easter Duty Reminder: All baptized Catholics of age are obliged to receive Holy Communion worthily at least once during Easter time, which runs from the First Sunday of Lent to Trinity Sunday.