Easter Triduum Reminder

Dear friends of the Charlotte Latin Mass Community,

Traditional Holy Week/Easter Triduum schedule:

Laudetur Iesus Christus!  Just a reminder here is the Easter Triduum and Easter Sunday schedule:

  • Holy Thursday March 29: 7:00 PM Mass of the Last Supper (CCHS)
  • Good Friday March 30: 12 noon Stations of the Cross; Confessions after Stations until 2:00 PM (not 2:30pm as previously mentioned); 3:00 PM Mass of the Presanctified
  • Easter Vigil Saturday March 31: 8:30 PM Easter Vigil. (CCHS – light reception to follow Mass in the plaza). The Mass will be longer as there will be 2 catechumens being received into the Church. Light reception to follow Mass.
  • Easter Sunday, April 1: 12:30pm High Mass (St. Ann) (no 9am Mass at CCHS)
  • Note: There will be no 4pm Latin Mass Easter Sunday at Sacred Heart parish in Salisbury – it’s been rescheduled for Sunday April 15, 4pm.

Charlotte Catholic High School (CCHS) is located at 7702 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte, NC. The chapel is on the southside of the main entry plaza.  As noted there will be a light reception following the Easter Vigil Mass.

Blessed Holy Week and Happy Easter.

Ryan Grant lecture online and Easter Triduum update

Laudetur Iesus Christus! We thank everyone for attending Fr. Barone’s talk on Sunday and hope you found it edifying as you prepare for Holy Week. Please offer some prayers for Father to thank him for his time.  Also we wanted to thank everyone who shared food and helped set up.

No recording was done Sunday but you can view the PowerPoint slide here: https://charlottelatinmass.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/holy-land-passion-of-christ-reflection.pdf

  1. Ryan Grant talk now available at CLMC website: Speaking of talks, the video/audio from Ryan Grant’s talk back in January is now available. We unfortunately had a glitch and missed a 30 minute segment but are still hoping to obtain an audio copy of that missing segment. In the interim we do have Parts I and III (both 1 hour each) to share with you:

 https://charlottelatinmass.org/resources/latin-mass-classes/king-henry-viii-english-reformation-by-ryan-grant/

  1. Tenebrae Liturgy at St. Ann this Friday 7pm: As a reminder St. Ann will offer its annual Tenebrae liturgy at 7pm this Friday March 23. The liturgy is the chanting of the Holy Week Divine Office. The parish moved it up a week to accommodate the musicians. As Fr. notes in the bulletin, it’s a beautiful and prayerful liturgy.
  1. Traditional Holy Week/Easter Triduum schedule:
  • Palm Sunday: 9:00 AM Low Mass* (CCHS); 12:30 PM High Mass (St. Ann) with Traditional Blessing of Palms
  • Holy Thursday March 29: 7:00 PM Mass of the Last Supper (CCHS)
  • Good Friday March 30: 12 noon Stations of the Cross; Confessions after Stations until 2:30 PM; 3:00 PM Mass of the Presanctified
  • Easter Vigil Saturday March 31: 8:30 PM Easter Vigil. (CCHS – light reception to follow Mass in the plaza). There will be 2 catechumens being received into the Church.

*Palm Sunday note: The 9am Low Mass will not feature a blessing of palms. Fr. will bring blessed palms from the Novus Ordo Masses in case anyone needs them. The Traditional blessing of Palms will only be at the 12:30 PM High Mass at St. Ann.

  1. Additional Events: Looking ahead we have some additional events/notes to share below:
  • Respect Life Latin Mass: Saturday March 24, 9am Low Mass at St. Ann (afterwards the Respect Life Ministry will be going to pray at the Hebron abortion facility)
  • Salisbury Latin Mass postponed: There will be no 1st Sunday 4pm Latin Mass on Easter Sunday at Sacred Heart in Salisbury. Instead the Mass will be offered Sunday April 15 at 4pm.

This Sunday: Holy Land & Passion Reflection with Fr. Barone

Laudetur Iesus Christus! We are growing closer towards Passiontide, the 2 week season within Lent where the Church focuses even more closely on Our Lord’s Passion and death. It begins this Sunday, Passion Sunday. To learn more about Passion Sunday click here: https://www.fisheaters.com/customslent8.html

Fr. Barone Holy Land reflection this Sunday after 12:30PM Latin Mass: This Sunday March 18 is also our special Holy Land & Passion reflection with Fr. Barone after the 12:30pm Sunday Latin Mass at St. Ann in the Allen Center. He will give us a reflection on his pilgrimage to the Holy Land relate it to Passiontide.

Lastly, just a reminder this Sunday, as custom, there will be a 9am Low Mass at CCHS.

St. Gregory and Parish Mission begins tomorrow

Laudetur Iesus Christus! We have a few  updates to share. However, be aware that daylight savings time goes into effect this Sunday morning – be sure to push your clocks ahead by 1 hour.

Here are our upcoming weekend events:

  1. Annual Feast of St. Gregory Celebration tomorrow, Sunday March 11 after 12:30pm Latin Mass: Laetare Sunday is also our annual St. Gregory celebration (feast is actually Monday), with the Cantate Domino Latin Choir providing beautiful chant during Mass and afterwards we’ll serve musical themed treats to honor the patron of Gregorian chant.

 

  1. Parish mission begins tomorrow, Sunday March 11 at 7pm: Fr. John Perricone, Ph.D. will lead the parish mission at 7pm each night from Sunday – Wednesday, with confessions to follow the talk. On Wednesday there will be the normal 6pm Wednesday Latin Mass, and after the mission there will be a light reception. Details are on our website: https://charlottelatinmass.org/2018/02/14/st-ann-lenten-mission-march-11-14/

 

  1. Next Sunday – Holy Land Reflection with Fr. Barone Sunday March 18 after 12:30pm Mass: To prepare us for Holy Week, Fr. Barone will provide a reflection on his Holy Land pilgrimage and Life of Christ. This will be in the Allen Center and will be a potluck lunch – please bring something to share. You won’t want to miss this.