Christmas & Easter Mass Times

This year (2017) the Fourth Sunday in Advent will occur on Sunday, December 24th 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 Sunday, December 24 and during the day on December 25. The Sunday Mass times for The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph and the Monday Mass Times for The Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God & World Day of Peace.

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 (2017-2018)

christmas-starChristmas: The Nativity of the Lord

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

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

  • Saturday, December 30, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, December 31, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, December 31, 11:00 AM,St. Bridget, Stanleyville

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

  • Monday, January 1, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Monday, January 1, 11:00 AM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

Epiphany of the Lord

  • Saturday, January 6, 5:00 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, January 7, 9:00 AM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Sunday, January 7, 11:00 AM, 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, 7:30 PM, Sacred Heart, Lanark
  • Thursday, 7:30 PM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

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
  • Saturday, 8:00 PM, St. Bridget, Stanleyville

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.