Christmas & Easter Mass Times

This year (2019) the Fourth Sunday in Advent will occur on Sunday, December 22 at the regular weekend Mass times (5:00 PM, 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM). The Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas) Masses take place the evening of Tuesday, December 24 with only one Mass during the day on Wednesday, December 25. The Sunday Mass times for The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph and the Mass times for The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God & World Day of Peace will also be found below.

In accordance with the prescriptions of Canon 1246, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops have decreed that the Holy Days of Obligation to be observed in Canada are: all Sundays of the year, Christmas Day, the Feast of Mary, Mother of God (New Years Day).

The feasts of the Epiphany, the Ascension, the Holy Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) are transferred to the following Sunday when required.

The Season of Christmas (2019-2020)

Christmas: The Nativity of the Lord

  • December 24, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • December 24, 7:30 PM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville
  • December 25, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • December 25, No Mass Scheduled, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

  • December 28, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • December 29, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • December 29, 11:00 AM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God & World Day of Peace

  • December 31, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • December 31, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • January 1, 11:00 AM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

Epiphany of the Lord

  • January 4, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • January 5, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • January 5, 11:00 AM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

Lent and Holy Week (2020)

Ash Wednesday (2020)

  • Wednesday, February 26, 7:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Wednesday, February 26, 7:00 PM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

Holy Week including the Easter Triduum

easter-crossPalm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

  • Saturday, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, 11:00 AM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

The Mass of Chrism

The Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday)

  • Thursday, 7:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion (Good Friday)

  • Friday, 3:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Friday, 3:00 PM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

The Resurrection of the Lord at the Easter Vigil

  • Saturday, 8:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark

The Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Sunday)

  • Sunday, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, 11:00 AM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

In the weeks before these holy seasons we encourage you to confirm the Mass and service times by visiting the parish bulletin in case specific changes have been made that are not reflected in this general schedule.