ASH WEDNESDAY IS February 26, 2020
Our Mass Schedule is:
8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12 Noon and 7:00 PM.
REGULATIONS FOR FAST AND ABSTINENCE - Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by all 18 years of age and older, who have not yet celebrated their 59th birthday. On a fast day one full meal is allowed. Two other meals may be taken according to each one's needs, but together they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted, but liquids, including milk and juices, are allowed.
Abstinence is observed by all 14 years of age and older. On days of abstinence no meat is allowed. Note that when health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige. Ash Wednesday, all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday are days of abstinence.
Note: If a person is unable to observe the above regulations due to ill health or other serious reasons, other suitable forms of self-denial are encouraged
STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Friday Mornings after the 8:00 AM Mass and 7:00 PM Friday evenings during Lent. Stations on March 20th will be in the gym at 7:00 PM – They are the Mime Stations
Baptisms will take place on the 4th Sunday every month at 1:30
The IHM Concert Series Presents: The Choirs of Calvert Hall College High School in Concert on Sunday February 23, 2020 at 4:00pm in the church. The concert features the Hallmen and the Chamber Choir under the direction of Kevin King, Director of Vocal Music at Calvert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be taken. Your support of our local Catholic High School arts program is appreciated! (flyer attached)
Join us for a Mardi Gras Dinner: Sunday February 23, 2020 at 5:15pm (following the Choirs of Calvert Hall College High School Concert). The Dinner will be held in the school auditorium. Tickets are: $15 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under and free for children 4 and under. Menu: Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Sausage, Hot Dogs, Mac and Cheese, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Green Salad, Cornbread, Rolls, BBQ Sauces, Condiments, Dessert and Beverage. Tickets are available for purchase at the parish office M-F from 9-4pm. Tickets will be sold before and after all Masses on the weekends of February 8/9 and 15/16 (cash or check accepted). Tickets must be purchased in advance and WILL NOT be available at the door the day of the dinner. We hope that everyone will make a special effort to join us, as we come together as a parish community in a social setting for the first time in the New Year
February 23 – IHM Concert Series: “The Choirs of Calvert Hall High School” – 4:00 PM in the Church
February 23 – Mardi Gras Dinner – 5:15 pm in IHM School gym; Tickets must be purchased in advance
$15 for adults, $10 for children 5-12, Children 4 and under are free.
February 26 – Ash Wednesday – Masses at 8:00 am, 10:00 am (school), noon, and 7:00 pm
February 29/Sun., March 1 – 1st Sunday of Lent* (Sodality 10:15 am Mass)
March 7/8 – 2nd Sunday of Lent* (Holy Name 8:00 am Mass, DST begins on Sun. – set clocks ahead 1 hour)
March 10 – Lenten Penance Service – 7:00 pm in the church
March 14/15 – 3rd Sunday of Lent* - Marriage Anniversary Blessing – All Masses
March 15 – IHM Concert Series “Charm City Winds” – 4:00 pm in the Church
March 21/22 – 4th Sunday of Lent*, Laetare Sunday
March 28/29 – 5th Sunday of Lent*
April 4/5 – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord*
April 9 – Holy Thursday: Celebration of the Lord’s Supper – 7:30 pm in the Church;
Adoration following Mass in the Convent Chapel
April 10 – Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – 7:30 pm in the Church
April 11 – Holy Saturday: 11:00 am – Blessing of Food
April 11 – Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil – 7:30 pm in the Church
April 12 – Easter Sunday: Masses 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:30 am, 12:15 pm
April 18/19 – 2nd Sunday of Easter/Divine Mercy Sunday*
Marriage Anniversary Blessing at all Masses; (First Eucharist, April 19 – 10:15 and noon);
IHM Concert Series – “U.S. Army Field Band-Soldiers Chorus” – 4:00 pm in the Church
April 25/26 – 3rd Sunday of Easter* (First Eucharist, April 25 -4:30 and 6:00 pm)
May 2/3 – 4th Sunday of Easter* (Sodality and May Procession at the noon Mass)
IHM Concert Series – “Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra” – 4:00 pm in the Church
May 9/10 – 5th Sunday of Easter* Mother’s Day (Holy Name at the 8:00 am Mass)
May 16/17 – 6th Sunday of Easter* (Marriage Blessing at all Masses)
May 23/24 – The Ascension of the Lord*
May 25 – Memorial Day Mass – 9:00 am
May 30/31 – Pentecost*
June 1 – deadline to register for VBS
June 6/7 – The Most Holy Trinity Sunday (Sodality Mass at 10:15 am)
June 13/14 – The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Holy Name Mass at 8:00 am)
June 20/21 – Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary/Father’s Day (IHM Feast will be celebrated at noon Mass.
Marriage Anniversary Blessing at all Masses)
Fr. Justin Gough’s First Mass at noon with reception to follow in the school gym.
Stations of the Cross: Fridays of Lent – 8:30 am in the Church
Fridays, Feb. 28, Mar. 6, 13, 27 and April 3 – 7:00 pm in the Church
Friday, Mar. 20, 7:00 pm – Mime Stations led by IHM students followed by Middle School Youth Ministry
gathering with refreshments for all in attendance.
Mon.-Fri., June 22-26 – VBS – meet in the school gym - 9 am – noon