St. Gall announces Holy Week schedule

By on April 2, 2009

St. Gall Catholic Church in Elburn will observe Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week with the blessing of palms branches at the Saturday, April 4, Mass at 4:30 p.m.

Palms will also be blessed and distributed at the following Sunday Masses on April 5: 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. There will also be a solemn procession at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass.

In addition to the usual schedule, Holy Week services are as follows: Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30 p.m.; Good Friday, Stations of the Cross at 1 p.m.; Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, 7:30 p.m.; Holy Saturday, Blessing of Easter foods, 11 a.m.

The Easter Vigil will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 11. Because of the vigil, the usual 4:30 p.m. Mass has been cancelled.

Masses on Easter Sunday are at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

For information, call (630) 365-6030.