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8 A.M. MASS FOR TODAY, MARCH 22 IS CANCELED DUE TO THE WEATHER AND A MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED INSTEAD AT 12 NOON
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE AT ST. CLEMENT’S CHURCH
Sunday, March 25 – Palm Sunday – 5 p.m. (Sat. Eve.); 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. (Pancake breakfast after each Sunday mass)
Thursday, March 29 – Holy Thursday – Mass 7:30 p.m.; Adoration 8:30 p.m. until Midnight
Friday, March 30 – Good Friday – Lord’s Passion 3 p.m.; Living Stations of the Cross 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 31 – Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil mass 7:45 p.m.
Sunday, April 1 – Easter Sunday – Easter masses 8:00 a.m.; 9:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.
AN EXAMINATION OF CONSCIENCE BEFORE MAKING A CONFESSION, ESPECIALLY DURING THE LENTEN PERIOD
The Diocese of Trenton has sent this link to all parishes to help parishioners before making a Confession during the Lenten Season:
LENTEN ACTIVITIES AT ST. CLEMENT
Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday evening during Lent at 7:30 p.m.
Additional times for Confession will be available with Father Tom and Father Gregg on Monday evenings between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. on March 5, 12 and 19.
Fr. Tom has purchased a gift for every family in our parish. The gift is a subscription to FORMED, a wonderful website that has been called a “Catholic Netflix”. FORMED has inspiring movies & video based programs, audio presentations & e-books from the Church’s most compelling speakers & authors. To register for FREE visit http://www.stclementmatawan.formed.org, enter your email.
You are invited to join Flocknote and get information from our parish by email or text message – click on this link https://app.flocknote.com/StClementMatawan
REGISTRATION INTO OUR PARISH
To register yourself in the St. Clement community, the Parish Registration form is here: http://www.stclementmatawan.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/SaintClementRegistrationForm.pdf
GUIDELINES FOR WINTER MASS ATTENDANCE
This is a guideline for parishioners to follow in case of inclement weather. Please refer to our website at www.stclementmatawan.org or call the church office (732)566-3616 and listen to the first announcement on our auto attendant for up to date information regarding Mass. If a State Emergency has been declared in Monmouth County, PLEASE do not attempt to come to Church. We do not want you to jeopardize yourself.
If it is snowing at 8AM, Mass will be held at 12 Noon if the snow has ceased to fall. If it is still snowing at 12 Noon, Mass will be cancelled.
Saturday Evening Mass:
Mass will be cancelled if it is still snowing on Saturday afternoon at 2PM.
Sunday Morning Masses:
8AM Mass will be cancelled on Sunday if it is still snowing at 6AM. If snow continues throughout the morning, then both the 9:30AM and 11AM Masses will be cancelled.
Tuesday, March 20 – Lenten Tuesday: Numbers 21:4-9; Gospel of John 8:21-30
Wednesday, March 21 – Lenten Wednesday: Daniel 3:14-20, 91-92, 96; Gospel of John 8:31-42
Thursday, March 22 – Lenten Thursday: Genesis 17:3-9; Gospel of John 8:51-59
Friday, March 23 – Feast of St. Turibius of Mogrovejo: Jeremiah 20:10-13; Gospel of John 10:31-42
Saturday, March 24 – Lenten Saturday: Ezekiel 37:21-28; Gospel of John 11:45-56
Sunday, March 25 – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord: Gospel of Mark 11:1-10; Isaiah 50:4-7; Phillippians 2:6-11: Gospel of Mark 14:1-15:47
Monday, March 26 – Monday of Holy Week: Isaiah 42:1-7; Gospel of John 12:1-11
Tuesday. March 27 – Tuesday of Holy Week: Isaiah 49:1-6; Gospel of John 13:21-33, 36-38
Wednesday, March 28 – Wednesday of Holy Week: Isaiah 50:4-9a; Gospel of Matthew 26:14-25
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