Parish Updates and Cancellations

Parish Update July 24, 2020 - Father Strand's Bulletin Notice

Since Pentecost Sunday, we have been offering the Holy Mass outdoors.  Countless parishioners have told me how much they have appreciated being able to attend Mass and receive the Eucharist outdoors because the extra space and fresh air reduced concerns of contracting the coronavirus.

The primary reason we offered Masses outdoors was because of the maximum Church capacity restrictions of the Archdiocese that limited attendance to 25%.  We didn’t want to have to turn anyone away.  

In May, when we announced outdoor Masses, I justified the decision with the following canon of the Code of Canon Law: “The Eucharistic celebration is to be carried out in a sacred place unless in a particular case necessity requires otherwise” (Can. 932 §1).  In canon law, the term “sacred place” specifically refers to a church consecrated by the bishop.  What are some situations that would require the Eucharist to be celebrated not in a sacred place (e.g. outdoors)?  A Mass offered in a foreign land by a military chaplain.  A Mass offered in missionary territory without churches.  AND, a Mass offered during Covid-19 when attendance is severely limited. 

This week, our parishes received permission increase the maximum capacity to 50%.  (Please note that the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday mass has been extended through September 7, 2020.). Given this increase, I am confident that we can resume our normal weekend Mass schedule and not have to turn anyone away.  Beginning the next weekend, all Saturday evenings and Sunday Masses will be in Church.  Please be mindful to take all necessary precautions that have been communicated in recent months.  

Finally, I’m very grateful to the set up crews, cantors, and musicians who helped facilitate outdoor Masses every weekend.  Thanks for making this possible.

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Just a few notes regarding bringing the Mass indoors:  Every other pew will be vacant, masks are recommended and the Church will be cleaned/disinfected as the best we can in between Masses.  We will diligently do our best to keep the volunteers and staff safe.

 

Weekend Mass Schedule

Weekend Mass Schedule

Last Outdoor Mass on Sunday, July 26, 2020

(Bring Lawn Chair)

8:00 a.m. Outdoor* Mass at St. Michael

10:00 a.m. Outdoor* Mass at Holy Trinity

Effective August 1st, 2020

Saturday

St. Michael 4:00 p.m.

Sunday

Holy Trinity 7:30 a.m.

St. Michael 9:00 a.m.

Holy Trinity 11:00 a.m.

Weekday Mass Schedule

Weekday Mass Schedule

Tuesday - Holy Trinity 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday - Holy Trinity 6:30 a.m.

Thursday - Holy Trinity 7:45 a.m.

Friday - Holy Trinity 7:45 a.m.

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An Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus,
I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart.
I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never
permit me to be separated from You.
Amen.

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Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesdays: 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity 
        (Holy Hour with music 7:00-8:00 pm)

Wednesdays: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at St. Michael

Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity (No Adoration on Good Friday)

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Tuesdays: 7:30 pm at Holy Trinity

Fridays: 7:15 am at Holy Trinity

Saturdays: 3:15 pm at St. Michael
Area Confession Times

Staff

Office Hours

Parish Offices are currently CLOSED due to the pandemic. Please call or email Nancy or Jenni.

Holy Trinity Parish Office Hours
Weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

St. Michael Parish Office Hours
Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Deacon Ralph Horner Office Hours
Wednesdays: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Joint Parish Events

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